Interview Nico Wissing
Nico Wissing speaking:
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The 1000m² garden at the Floriade, designed not only by me, but also by Lodewijk Hoekstra, is made of only sustainable products and materials. An electric car under the solar carport. Solar panels, vegetation walls and roofs in the edible garden house, a bamboo pavilion and floating solar panels. The sustainable garden shows new sustainable materials and techniques in the landscaping on the basis of daily life: living, working, private and city farming. We are very happy that this sustainable garden is being recreated in Doetinchem, where it can be admired from the end of June. There too,
We are now also working on NL Greenlabel passport. Here we develop a product passport that states exactly why the product is sustainable. Our aim is to bring together the different companies that are working on sustainable innovative products: for consumers, but also for the professional market. We believe that these companies can strengthen each other, help each other and provide a complete picture of what the Netherlands offers in terms of sustainable supply. NL Greenlabel has received a Green Deal from the Ministry of Economic Affairs. A Green Deal is an initiative to give profitable ideas in the field of sustainability an extra push. In this way, such ideas can actually be implemented. Economic Affairs supports the idea of NL Greenlabel and stimulates the linking of different companies in the field of sustainable outdoor living.
I definitely recommend olivine to use in the garden, on the terrace or on the roof. Such a simple product to bind CO2 should be used on a larger scale. All that needs to be done with olivine is scatter!