Cradle to Cradle

In the Venlo region.

Venlo has embraced the Cradle to Cradle principle as the first region in the world.

City Hall Venlo

More than merely sustainable.

The municipal offices in Venlo were designed and built based on the principle of Cradle to Cradle (C2C).


Information for the press.

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Cradle to cradle in the Venlo region

Venlo sees C2C as an economically innovative principle with the highest possible form of sustainability as a result. The region plans to grow to become the C2C Valley.

By embracing the C2C principles, the Venlo region intends to

  • realise economic growth,
  • raise the education level of the (working) population
  • stimulate innovation
  • attract investments