World Environment Day

Tampere, Finland

World Environment Day
Wednesday, 5 June 2013 9 am to 5 pm
free entrance.

Plastic Ocean guided Tour
3 pm
Free of charge.  

9 am to 5 pm On the Way to Ecopolis - What are the future of the environment and the environment of the future like?
Green Week event, free of charge

Turbulent Tampere or Ecopolis? Listen to three scenarios on the future of the environment and join the discussion on how the choices individuals and their society act as road signs on the way to the future. Available at noon, researcher Miia Kinnunen who compiled the scenarios. At 2 pm, Vesa Kärhä, Managing Director of Muoviteollisuus ry (association of plastic manufacturers) and Suomen Uusiomuovi Oy:n (manufacturer of recycled plastic products). Mr. Kärhä’s speech will be about plastic recycling and waste management. Short films and information on sustainable and ethical consumption. The event is organised by Kestävä yhdyskunta (Sustainable Community) unit and TR1 Kunsthalle. Free entrance to the event and the exhibition on World Environment Day, 5 June.