As a happy and healthy community, we create green initiatives and attract green-minded talents and innovators. Are you curious to read some of their stories? Scroll down and get inspired. 

Robert Meeuwsen | Professional beach volleyball athlete

"Being able to play my favourite sport outside in the fresh air and in the middle of nature is very precious to me"

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Menno Mevissen | City Hub

“With our green means of transport, which are also narrower than conventional transport vehicles, we are not bound by loading and unloading times and we can always reach any part of the city."

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Bee hotel

Next to the extensive urbanisation, there are 83 nature reserves in Utrecht Region. More biodiversity-stimulating greenery is also created, such as tiny forests, green-roofed bus shelters and a bee hotel. This bee hotel is situated around an advertising mast along the highway and consists of more than 200 nesting boxes for wild bees and butterflies. These are beautiful examples of how to incorporate greenery in and around urbanised cities. 

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