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Sustainable Events

The calendar is an attempt to list all events related to sustainability in Tampere and Pirkanmaa region.

 

 

 

A fish can think, yes (a lecture)

Life on Earth manifests itself in countless different forms. In their habitats, plants, animals, fungi and microbes form complex networks and ecosystems that are vital to human survival and well-being. As part of nature, we are completely dependent on the diversity and well-being of ecosystems. (...)

Sustainability and Impact Club meeting

This meeting is happening at Y-Kampus facilities in TAMK campus (Paja room) and organic snacks will be served. The Sustainability and Impact Club’s intention is: to involve students in sustainable challenges (with credits) sponsored by companies with final outcomes shared broadly, to create a (...)

Gender equality at work: it’s now!

Here is the presentation of the Open seminar about gender equality in Tampere Hall: "Hän refers to the gender-neutral Finnish personal pronoun that treats everyone equally. Finland was the first country to grant women full political rights in 1906. In 1905 the Red Manifesto was read in the (...)

Meet the Good Guys #2

I’m sure you have noticed that Kombucha beverages are very trendy... why that? Kombucha is a bacteria that has been used for thousands of years in all Asia and Russia. It is known for supporting good gut health, which is our "second brain". It’s mixed with flavoured teas or water to create very (...)

2d hand fashionista’s event

One of the reasons I love Finland is the quality of the second hand shops and events. This one is happening at the Opera, Tampere Talo, this Saturday and is free entrance. "UPEE Second Hand is an accessible and free event celebrating sustainable consumption and fashion. It brings together (...)

Climat Crisis coffee time

Extinction Rebellion (or XR, Elokapina in Finnish) is "a global environmental movement using non violent civil disobedience to compel government action to avoid tipping points in the climate system, biodiversity loss, and the risk of social and ecological collapse." (Wikipedia) As a (...)

Insect Societies and Their Languages (a lecture)

Insects are often perceived as strange and almost incomprehensible "other". However, humans and insects have a lot in common. Insects, too, have their own languages, communicative systems of meaning, and many of them form, like human beings, organized societies in which individuals serve common (...)

Corporate environmental responsibility event

Corporate environmental responsibility is much more than a trend and companies tackling the challenge of environmental responsibility have for sure a competitive advantage. During this morning, experts will present some key points about CSR. Seats are limited. Program and registration here. (...)

DIY for Christmas

If you like craft and DIY, join the association Luontoliitto to make crafts and decoration from recycled and natural materials. You can bring materials but they are also available to everyone. The products will be sold at the Aamulehti Christmas House on Dec. 14th, and the profit will go to (...)

Waste reduction week: a conference and a few tips

This Friday, a nice conference is organized with the writerOtso Sillanaukee who’s promoting a frugal lifestyle without waste (and then no need to recycle anything!). He’s sharing the mic with Maija Lumme, Corporate Responsibility Specialist at Pro Ethical Trade Finland (Eettisen kaupan puolesta (...)

Tampiiri Ry’s annual meeting

Tampiiri Ry is this amazing community based food circle created a few decades ago at Tampere university to make organic food accessible to all. The annual membership is 5€ and through them you can get nice local veggies and discount on a bit eco-products retailer (read more here). The (...)

Climat Crisis coffee time

Extinction Rebellion (or XR, Elokapina in Finnish) is "a global environmental movement using nonviolent civil disobedience to compel government action to avoid tipping points in the climate system, biodiversity loss, and the risk of social and ecological collapse." (Wikipedia) As a non-violent (...)

Sustainable Christmas gifts: please re-use

One of the best thing in Finland are the second hand shops. Name it Fida, Red Cross or small "kirppis" shops in town. These shops are nice and just like any other. Take your time, explore everything and you will for sure find treasures there for your next Christmas gifts!! A few events are (...)

Sustainable lunch at TAMK: launching the Sustainability and Impact Club

I’m SO happy to announce that the 4th sustainable lunch is happening on Nov 27th at Y-Kampus in Tampere University / TAMK campus (the one right in front of Tays, entrance on Kuntokatu 3). Come to discuss climate change solutions with positive energy!! We’ll also share delicious veggie food (...)

Climat Crisis coffee time #1

Extinction Rebellion (or XR, Elokapina in Finnish) is "a global environmental movement using nonviolent civil disobedience to compel government action to avoid tipping points in the climate system, biodiversity loss, and the risk of social and ecological collapse." (Wikipedia) As a non-violent (...)

Local and ecological actions: are you joining?

The Kurki eco-village is opening its association to new members. Would you like to join and co-create inspiring activities with the resources of the place? So far, the village has organized volunteering projects with Erasmus and a summer café but they would like to do more workshops and local (...)

Mix&Match #Sharing Economy

Organized at Tribe, the 3d Mix&Match networking events is happening on Nov. 27th and all about sharing economy. It’s a cool opportunity to network. Check the event’s FB page here. The event is in English and is FREE of charge for all participants! The venue is Tribe, Pinninkatu (...)

Changemakers: Identity

Changemakers is a small group of people motivated to work on re-use, recycle, sustainable food and more. They aim to organize very concrete actions and this time they work on building their brand. Do you want to join? Explore what’s possible? Participate actively or simply share? Please come (...)

Re-use days in Tampere

It’s time to clean your stuff guys! If you have items to give away, please bring them to the re-use days. You can trade, exchange, give away, buy 10 items for 1€ each and all the benefits will go to wild life protection. It’s open from 12:00 to 17:00 at Kuninkaankatu 39. And it’s organized by (...)

Meet Siiri Enoranta, sustainable fantasy writer

Siiri Enoranta is a young writer living in Tampere. She’s very concerned by the environment and passionate about sustainable changes. She’s a writer of fantasy books and received numerous prestigious awards, such as the Finlandia Junior prize last year. I invite you to discover her universe here. (...)

DigitallyCircular goes Tampere!

"DigitallyCircular goes Tampere! A discussion between circular economy experts, business decision-makers and digital professionals is happening next week. The purpose is to accelerate circular economy development by connecting circular economy professionals, digital experts and business (...)

Meet the Good Guys in Tampere

I’m sure you have noticed that Kombucha beverages are very trendy... why that? Kombucha is a bacteria that has been used for thousands of years in all Asia and Russia. It is known for supporting good gut health, which is our "second brain". It’s mixed with flavoured teas or water to create very (...)

Ruohonjuuri celebrates 37 years of existence!

This shop is one of the green shops in town, almost a legend here! They have a great selection of cosmetics, oils, juices, gluten free items, muesli, chocolates, teas, coffees, treats, cleaning products, superfood and vitamins. Let’s meet next week at their Tampere shop to celebrate their 37 (...)

Spice Ladies Go Green!

"PopUp Tampere is a local community of family chefs cooking for local people!" says Carolina Florio (see picture). For this event there will be 4 of them to make you taste their delicious recipes. They all agreed that they needed to reduce their usage of disposable, and prefer local suppliers, (...)

Changemakers Tampere

It all started this Summer with Kubilay Kağan Özkan, a young student from Turkey working on his thesis and working for Tampere City as well. With a lot of dedication, his role is to help start-ups find their way and create more connexion between international talents and Tampere’s landscape. This (...)

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