Marttinen is applying for a Green Key environmental certificate.
Green Key is an international environmental certificate that has already been received by more than 3,700 tourism company in more than 60 countries around the world.
The company that receives the Green Key label is committed to e.g. for raising environmental awareness of staff and customers, improving energy and water use and to reduce the environmental impact of their operations. The program motivates the staff as well as customers to participate in eco-activities. Participation in the Green Key program aims to increase the environmental awareness of the tourism industry and tourists and thereby promote sustainable tourism.
The Green Key program is part of the international environmental education organization FEE (Foundation for Environmental Education) . In Finland, the Green Key label is issued by and its use is monitored by Going Green Oy, a social enterprise owned by FEE.Finland.
Marttinen belongs to the network of nature and environmental schools LYKE and our activities have a wide variety of environmentally-related options. New environmental education activities have been developed in cooperation with Tampere university's NYT! project.
We also cooperate with local 4H associations.
Marttinen is one of the nine centres supported by the Finnish Ministry of Education and Culture.