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Environment & nature

Environment and nature are close to the heart of the town of Lingen (Ems). Accordingly, it provides its citizens with a wide range of information. You can find legislation on environmental and nature-related issues here. This content is only available in German.

Voluntary Ecological Year (FÖJ)

Of course, the town also offers the opportunity to complete a Voluntary Ecological Year (FÖJ). Young people are welcome to contact the town administration.

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Contact person
telephone
  • Umwelttelefon
  • +49 591 9144-364
  • umwelt@lingen.de
Activities & Service
The town of Lingen (Ems) regularly brings together fans of nature and conservationists at the annual "Plant Exchange Market" and at the Landscape Clean-Up Campaign, which also takes place every year. ...
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Environmental Prize
Lingen sets an example for environmental and species protection by awarding the Environmental Prize.
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Climate protection
The climate protection concept currently being developed is primarily aimed at reducing CO2 emissions and is intended to become a guideline for all areas.
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Drinking water & waste water
Drinking water Water is our elixir of life. In Lingen, the Stadtwerke Lingen (responsible for the urban core) and theWasserverband Lingener Land (for the surrounding districts) ensure the water suppl...
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Water Protection
It is the task of the Lower Water Protection Authority to protect water bodies as part of the natural balance and as the basis of human life, not to mention as a habitat for animals and plants. It kee...
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Flood plains
In Lingen, flood plains have been designated along the rivers Ems and Große Aa. Overview map of the areas along the Ems Ordinance on the Ems floodplain
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Disposal of waste
The disposal of waste from private households is the responsibility of the district of Emsland. The waste management company of the district of Emsland provides all information on the different types ...
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Photos from above: Grundschule Holthausen, ©Richard Heskamp, Tamara/stock.adobe.com, ©Helmut Kramer, ©Richard Heskamp, ©Helmut Kramer, ©Helmut Kramer