Environment

Photo: Matti Miinalainen

The Helsinki Metropolitan Area Climate Change Adaptation Strategy concentrates on the adaptation of the built and urban environment to the changing climate. In the strategy, strategic starting points and policies with which the metropolitan area prepares for the consequences of climate variation and change, are compiled. The vision of the strategy is climate proof city – the future is built now. The strategy was prepared in close cooperation with the region’s cities of Helsinki, Espoo, Vantaa and Kauniainen, regional authorities and other regional actors.
[Helsinki Region Environmental Services Authority HSY]

HSY waste management organises the waste management for residential buildings and public administration properties throughout the metropolitan area, it is responsible for the collection of recyclable materials and hazardous waste, as well as providing the waste management regulations guiding the sorting of waste. HSY waste management is part of the HSY Helsinki Region Environmental Services Authority.
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HSY water services takes care of water services in the Helsinki metropolitan area. It supplies drinking water to over one million inhabitants in the Helsinki metropolitan area, treats municipal and industrial wastewater as well as builds and repairs the water pipe and sewer network. HSY water is part of the HSY Helsinki Region Environmental Services Authority.
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Helsinki Metropolitan Area Reuse Centre is a public service organisation. It was founded to better the living environment by decreasing the amount of waste and increasing people's environmental awareness.
[Helsinki Metropolitan Area Reuse Centre]

Environment monitoring and education

HSY Regional and Environmental information continuously monitors air quality using seven permanent measuring stations and four mobile measuring stations. Results are updated hourly at the HSY website.
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Environmental School Polku provides environmental advice on sustainable living and sustainable consumption. It supports the environmental education in nurseries and schools and develops methods and materials for environmental education.
[Helsinki Metropolitan Area Reuse Centre]

Climateinfo helps residents and small and medium-sized enterprises in the metropolitan area to make climate-friendly choices. It collects information, gives advice, educates and organises events. Climateinfo is a part of HSY.
[Climateinfo]

EcoCompass - Practical environmental tools for small and medium-sized enterprises in the Helsinki Metropolitan Area.
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