Environmental zone Ruhrgebiet

Required type of environmental badge in Ruhrgebiet: green

Green Badge Bremen


You can learn more information about types of environmental badges in the section Types of Environmental Badges.


The date of introduction of environmental zones in Ruhrgebiet

  • From 1.1. 2012 – entry allowed with red, yellow or green environmental badge
  • From 1.1. 2013 – entry allowed with yellow or green environmental badge
  • From 1.7. 2014 – entry allowed only with green environmental badge


Environmental Zone Ruhrgebiet Map


Green zone in the conurbation of Ruhrgebiet

Ruhrgebiet is a conurbation of several industrial towns in the west of Germany. These include Bonn, Essen, Dortmund and Hagen. Although individual cities have introduced the environmental zones and the obligation to have the environmental sticker at different times, since 1.7. 2014, all of them require a green sticker to enter the environmental zones.


In the section Validity of Environmental Badges you can simply check out which German cities you can enter without environmental badge.


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