Environmental Market is an outdoor event which promotes recycling and encourages to favor local groceries, companies and locally manufactured products.
The Environmental Market is arranged by local operators; Pirkanmaan Jätehuolto, Ekokumppanit Oy and Vihreä Viikko. It is the “grande finale’” of the annual Green week of year 2017. The Green week is organized at Tampere at the first week of June. The market is held at Tammelantori which is one of the most popular outdoor market places at Tampere. The week is full of different kind of environmentally-themed events and organized trips. The Environmental Market is a public event where a wide range of different kind of local companies, entrepreneurs, resident associations and societies will come to present, sell or share their products and activities. There will be companies, operators and people selling or sharing for example local honey, vegan foods, plant seedlings and birdhouses and also associations telling about activities they organize.Ekokumppanit Oy has an own service point at the Market. Their projects RANE and TARMO+ give energy effiency guidance for renovating and living. As a part of the Market there is a place for trading goods and it’s called Tavaranvaihtotori. It Is also arranged by Ekokumppanit Oy. Anyone can bring useless goods to there and trade it for something they find from there or just donate their stuff there. One man’s trash can be another man’s treasure!A service point for recycling technical devices is available at the Market. People can bring their old and broken house hold electric devices to there and they will be correctly recycled.KoneetKiertoon is another service at the Market where people can get their old but working laptops fixed or donate them. A few professionals are there helping in reviving the machines. They also sell inexpensively old computers they’ve already fixed.There’s a service point where an expert from Nextiili is presenting local recycling centers and textile recycling which is organized at Pirkanmaa by Nextiili and Laveteks.Local cycling company Tampere-Re-Cycle offers a service point where people can bring their own bikes and get them fixed by professionals while waiting. The company is specialized at fixing old bikes and recycling old parts. It wants to courage citizens to extend the age of their bikes and cycle more often over all.Various companies which recycle and re-use old textiles as a part of new clothes or accessories will also be there selling their products.The association for preserving local watershed is there for answering questions and giving advices about the new waste water legislation which has been set up in Finland. Local sanitation company Pirkanmaan Jätehuolto has also a service point at The Market. People can bring there dangerous waste that can’t be dumped in a normal dumpster. From the service point people can also get garden soil for free, you must only remember to bring your own buckets with you. The local water work company Tampereen Vesi is there giving up free fresh water bottles for everyone. There will be many more, so come and enjoy!
Tammelantorin YMPÄRISTÖTORI ma 5.6. klo 16.00-20.00:Tammelantorilla taas paljon nähtävää, kuultavaa ja vatsan täytettä. Ekokumppanit Oy:n TAVARANVAIHTOTORI: Tuo torille itsellesi tarpeetonta, mutta ehjää ja puhdasta tavaraa ja vaihda torilla tarpeelliseen. Jonkun turha voi olla toisen aarre!Pirkanmaan Jätehuolto: Repe & Romu ottavat vastaan vaaralliset jätteet ja sähkö- ja metalliromut. PJH jakaa myös maksutta vihermultaa. Ota oma ämpäri tai kassi mukaan!Ekologisia tuotteita ja esittelyitä, puutarhaosasto, järjestöjä sekä jokaiselle herkullista vatsan täytettä. Tervetuloa mukaan!