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Green Institutions

Kolding Municipality wants to work with Green Institutions to focus on the green footprints we put as a municipality and as a citizen.

The Municipality of Kolding ambitious climate targets, includes

  • 75% CO2 reduction by 2021 compared to 1990
  • 75% organic food in the communal kitchens
  • More green procurement
  • More involvement of citizens – including a special focus on children and young people

All Kolding Municipality daycare centers are offered to become Green Institution.

The purpose is:

  • Further reduction of energy consumption in institutions
  • Increased awareness among children and educators
  • Increased awareness among families and communities
  • Increased visibility on green behavior and the municipality's work in this area

Actions are to be found in the areas of:

  • Electricity
  • Water
  • Heating
  • Waste – sorting
  • Recycling
  • Kitchen – including appliances
  • Green purchasing (ecology, cleaning products, office supplies, etc.)
  • Transportation
  • Others

Benefits of being Green Institution

  • The institution will help you find energy savings.
  • It does not require extra work for the institution's employees.
  • Fits well with curriculum in nature education.
  • New green habits and behavioral changes.

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