Växjö - the Greenest City in Europe, both a vision and ambition. Broad cooperation on many levels, unanimous politicians and long term work around the environmental issues is important in City of Växjö.
Växjö has the goal to be a Fossil Fuel Free municipality already 2030.
Steering documents and information brochures
City of Växjö have some steering documents and information brochures in English.
About the environmental work in Växjö
Environmental Programme, 2014
Earth Week 2016
Växjö supports WWF's climate manifestation Earth Hour, because we are aiming on becoming a Fossil fuel free city by 2030. Växjö is also striving to make the environment sustainable in a wider sense. Therefore, we arranged “Earth Week” for the third time.
Växjö were represented in Paris during COP21 the 30 of November
Different stakeholders in Växjö appointed the Växjö Declaration in March 2015 during Earth Week. The message is for the Swedish Government, European local authorities and Paris COP21. We have to act now! Växjö Declaration
The ICLEI World Congress 8-12 April, 2015 in Seoul, Korea
The Korea Herald English article
Växjö wooden buildings on White House Rural Council
White house web
Mayor Bo Frank, Conservative, make a presentation "Circular Economy in Växjö" in Brussels June 2014. Youtube