Lighting streets properly, but without wasting anything.
Every year, nearly 4% of the This is why we are replacing old bulbs with new, cleaner models. These bulbs direct the light towards the ground as much as possible. Because all the light that shines upwards is simply lost and disrupts the environment.
This is how we are combating light pollution, which disrupts flora and fauna, irritates star gazers and keeps city dwellers from sleeping.
Finally, we systematically recycle all bulbs when they reach the end of their useful life. When doing so, we are particularly careful with the old models that contain mercury, who will leave retail from april 2015. The recycling is done fully in line with the European standards accepted by Belgium.