Kittilä environmental week 5-11 June 2023

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The Kittilä environmental week will be held on June 5-11, 2023 - come along!

Kittilä's environmental week is celebrated at the same time as Lapland's and the EU's green week at the beginning of June, 5-11 June 2023. World Environment Day starts the week on June 5, 2023. During the week, several cleaning activities are organized and the municipal residents and everyone working in the area are encouraged to tidy up their surroundings in summer condition. All residents, associations, companies and operators in the area join us to take up the challenge for the environment! Schools and educational institutions are encouraged to include environmental week events in the program as early as May in the name of environmental education.

Events during the week - submit your own environmental event!

During the Kittilä environmental week, a lot is happening for the environment and nature.

The program will be updated as the week's environmental activities are confirmed.
Pick up sacks and gloves for cleaning the environment!
- Monday 5.6. distribution of cleaning supplies at the Kittilä recycling center from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. and at the Kittilä library from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m.
- From Monday to Friday, 5-9 June cleaning supplies are distributed at Zero Point in Levi, Sirka from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.
- Wednesday 7.6. the Kittilä village cleaning event will be organized, which will be organized by the Kittilä recycling center and Kittilä luonto ry together with other actors.
- Wednesday 7.6. The Lapeco waste station is open later, until 6 p.m. Cleaning waste can be taken to the station free of charge.
- Friday 9.6. Levi's cleaning event is organized, encouraged by Visit Levi and Levi Ski Resort. Kittilä recycling center included - possibility to give usable goods to be taken to the recycling center.


The events of the villages

Kuivasalmi and Nilivaara village association's cleaning drive Wed 31 May 2023 at 4 pm
The villages participate in the Kittilä environmental week and clean up the surroundings of the villages. Read more (in Finnish): Kuivasalmi and Nilivaara village associations' cleaning campaign Wed 31 May 2023

Kallo village cleaning tasks Tue 6 June 2023 at 5 pm
The Kallo village association organizes a traditional cleaning event. At Kallo's thrift shop, serving sausages to the workers. The village association distributes cleaning equipment. Read more (in Finnish): Kallo village cleaning talks Tue 6 June 2023


Submit your own event

All the environmental events of associations, companies and communities organized during the environment week are put together according to the common program - announce your event as soon as possible in Kittilä's event calendar: Suggest an event to the event calendar! | Kittilä (



The Kittilä environmental week is organized by Visit Levi, Levi Ski Resort Oy, Kittilä lunoto ry and Kittilä recycling centre, Kittilä workshops (Kittilä municipality and Lapland welfare area), Kittilä municipality's environmental control and Kideve Elinkeinopalvelut, and Lapland's Jätehuoltokuntayhtiya Lapeco and Lapland's welfare area. The environment week is implemented together with local communities and people.


Environmental activities during spring and summer

We suggest you share all environmental actions on your own channels, and on social medi. You can use the tags #kittilänympäristöviikko #miljoonaroskapussia, #tekokerrallaan. Tell about your activities also in the joint Kittilä environment week Facebook event.


Million garbage bags campaign until June 14, 2023

Kittilä is participating in the Million trash bags campaign, which everyone can participate in until the middle of June - it's a playful competition for which municipality in Finland can collect the most trash from nature and the surrounding environment. So remember to add all the trash you collect during environment week to the race! Read more at