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Regenerative Solutions

As part of their Sustainability Month, Complex Ry, a TAMK students association, is pleased to invite you on April 20th from 19 - 21 pm (EEST, UTC +3) to Regenerative Solutions with founder and CEO of Regenerative Systems, Rohan Guyot-Sutherland. In this event, Rohan will discuss Regenerative (...)

Cities and Circular Economy

"Cities are the beating hearts of the global economy, home to more than half of the world’s population, and central spots of creative and innovative growth. All of which make cities perfect locations to kickstart, spread, and globalise the Circular Economy concept. Who can lead the transition (...)

EkoLive

It’s all in Finnish but it sounds super interesting if you can follow! This month, Professor Arto O. Salonen will share his vision of the future and we’ll learn more about the sharing economy solutions that have been tried in the DISTRIBUTORS project. What factors are key to the transition to a (...)

Tampere In2Food

Today is the launch of Tampere In2Food, Resolving a Societal Challenge: Interdisciplinary Approach Towards Fostering Collaborative Innovation in Food Waste Management. In collaboration with European and Indonesian actors, the project will create and develop interdisciplinary courses, research (...)

3rd International Forum on CSR, Sustainability and Circular Economy “Sustainable Business and Education –Now!"

"The beginning of 2020ies calls for changes in global economy and education. COVID-19, especially, poses pressure in re-thinking ways of education, sustainable economy and our impact in society. Higher education institutions have crucial role in educating change makers and new leaders. In this (...)

Impact Boost Conversation

Hello Sustainability friends! If you don’t know them yet, the Oxygen2050 network is a group of inspiring impact and eco entrepreneurs based in Helsinki. It’s a great network and I warmly invite you to explore their site and FB events. As an impact entrepreneur myself, I’m happy to support (...)

Make your natural skincare

Hey everyone, Still looking for a special Christmas present? Rahel wants to invite you to join Ruska Skincare’s Christmasworkshop. With her, you will create 5-10 little skincare treats for your loved ones. ✨ Tickets and more information: https://ruskaskincare.com/shop/p/christmasworkshop (...)

Eco-Feminism at the University

It’s happening in Tampere!! "Join us for the first two-day Ecofeminism and Education Online Conference. The ECOFE2020 conference and a meditation retreat organised after the conference are an unparalleled collaborative endeavour of brilliant speakers, art, science, hope, activism and collective (...)

Mushrooms picking - 45 min from Tampere

Have you noticed? Mushrooms are everywhere... If you haven’t learn yet how to identify the good yummy ones from the poisonous ones, Stefano Ferrari can teach you. Italian, environmental engineer, Stefano grew up in the Italian Alps and moved to Finland to live in the Kurki_ecovillage, in (...)

Tampere Region Climate Partnership

This afternoon it’s the launch of the Tampere Region Climate Partnership! The Deputy Mayor, Aleksi Jäntti, and the Development Manager, Laura Inha, Smart Tampere / Sustainable Tampere 2030, and Pirkko Eteläaho, Project Manager, Business Tampere will present the vision for Tampere. Other guests (...)

Leadership symposium

Johto Ry is organizing the 9th edition of the "Johtajuussymposium" (or Leadership symposium). During 1 day, you can access 10 seminars (some in English). This year everything is about sustainable development and various companies, enterprises, student associations and a few organizations are (...)

Tammelantori Environmental Market

This year, the Tammelantori Environmental Market welcome you to enjoy the warm atmosphere of the Environmental Market with live music. It’s a friendly event and a cool opportunity to meet like minded people. The live music is happening at 16:00. There is also a second hand market and you can (...)

Organic food: Tampiiri meeting

On Saturday Aug 29th, the students association Tampiiri is offering you to meet at the beautiful Kurki Ecovillagein Vesilahti between 11 and 14. The place is accessible with bus 55 from Keskustori, Tampere. As you may know Tampiiri is a great association meant to promote organic food at (...)

Harvest brunch

Kurpitsatalo is a community café in Tahmela area, surrounded by gorgeous community gardens. Every year they organize a beautiful harvest party but because of the covid-19 risks, this Sunday 23d of August it’s a "harvest brunch", from 1 to 6pm. The price for food goes between 3€ and 12€ for a (...)

Ekothon: we’re part of the solution

The Pirkanmaa region is organizing an Ekothon in October and if you’re interested you’d better register by Sept. 18th (limited spots). What’s an Ekothon? It’s an "online collaborative hackthon-type event to steer Pirkanmaa towards ecological and social transition. The event is open to everyone, (...)

What about food waste?

What new ideas, actions and tools have been developed to reduce food waste? How is the goal of halving the loss progressing? How could different actors in the food chain support households in reducing waste? A joint annual waste seminar for the entire food chain answers these questions, among (...)

Better together (for sure)

On Sept. 4th, Oxygen 2050, an association of transformative entrepreneurs based in Helsinki, is organizing an event for us to learn the 3 must elements of building an active community. The speaker is Lana Jelenjev – the co-author of Community Builder: Designing Communities for Change, a (...)

Permaculture day in Vesilahti

Permaculture is "a holistic approach to systems design, grounded in three ethic principles (care for the land, care for people, and fair share), based on mimicking natural systems.*" In this approach, energy resources and human intervention are limited as much as possible. The word (...)

Foodies, this one is for you!

Tired of tasteless veggies imported from all over the world? Of course. The Finnish summer is there to reload us, especially at Tammelantori market where Rekola’s farmer is selling super tasty veggies every Friday and Saturdays, 9-13. It’s fresh, organic and even biodynamic. And you wish to (...)

He’s back :)

As an (half) Italian emigrate here in Tampere, you have to chose when it comes to pizzeria: or go rogue and forget even the tiniest memory of what a good pizza tastes like and go with the flow, eat over fat, over greasy, over everything crap presented as "pizza" (including ananas/makkara (...)

Wasteland or human biodiversity

If you’re an emigrant here in Tampere coming from South Europe, Middle East, Asia, Africa, South America, Canada, USA, well any place except Switzerland and Scandinavia (with all respect), I’m sure you are sensitive to the uniformity of the urban space. Compared to other small - medium - biiig (...)

A carbon neutral solar sauna, 100kg of bread and an eco-village

Solar Fire Concentration is an engineering company created in Tampere in 2012, doing solar thermal development through humanitarian projects with GoSol.solar. After years of development, 3 great events happened since the beginning of 2020 and it’s worth sharing here as these last 6 months have (...)

Ethics at the core of the business model

This article was also published on Oxygen 2050’s site (association of impact and sustainable entrepreneurs based in Helsinki). This text was inspired by the Responsible Business Research Seminar organized by Tampere University and the Responsible Management research group on March 12th. The (...)

The Circular Economy Club of Tampere opening event!

Isn’t great?! "CEC Tampere is open to everyone interested in the transition to a circular economy. We’ll be the diverse community and platform to citizens, entrepreneurs, established companies, startups, students, academics and all others to discuss circular economy and help in solving (...)

Introduction to beekeeping

Beekeeping is both fascinating and challenging: working with bees and producing honey require diverse knowledge and skills. Welcome to learn, how beekeeping can be started, how one can succeed in it and in which ways it is possible to fail. Teachers Pieta and Immo Hyvärinen are small-scale (...)

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Sustainable Events

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