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Green Connection Association is located in Miskolc, Hungary. We are an NGO deals with environmental issues and work closely together with 2 NGOs listed below and associated with 20-25 other NGOs thought the country. We have 2 well-known environmentalists – Dr. Gyulai Iván and F. Nagy Zsuzsanna – working as part of our staff with more than 20 year experience.

Ecological Institute for Sustainable Development

  • Established in 1992, its aim is to help develop and improve sustainable environmental development.
  • We perform the following tasks: organizing professional trainings and conferences, environmental consultation, making ecological publications, environmental education, and running of a sustainable village in Gömörszőlős.

Hungarian Network of Eco-counselling Offices

  • Established in 1997, the network consist of 16 Hungarian and 2 foreign NGOs.
  • The aim is to develop eco-counsellors and to organize country-wide and local campaigns and making publications of environmental protection.

Green Connection Association

  • Established in 2005, its aim is to be a legal entity in environmental protection issues, connection between different sectors in society, manage Green Voluntary Program and to organize environment awareness events.
  • Composting program for local inhabitants.

Results

  • YouTube video that highlights some of the work that 3 NGOs have accomplished: https://youtu.be/Ijlzb9HWeHQ
  • Country-wide environmental awareness campaigns: the campaign is about eco-constructions, waste reduction, eco-friendly household, water saving techniques and alternative energy resources.
  • Eco-community development for story-building habitants: this involves local inhabitants renewing a public space and providing community programs such as collective tree planting, park recultivation and cleaning, family days, hiking.
  • Gömörszőlős village: traditional village has a natural lifestyle targeting families, schools with local food ingredients, organic farm, solar cell oven, brick oven, home-made cheese.
  • Environmental education: Unique children camp in Létástető, Bükk-Mountain: since 1992.
    Environmental awareness program for schools/kindergarten: We have close partnership with schools and we get 10-15 calls from them every year.
  • „Green Volunteers in Miskolc” program: This program provides trainings, corresponding list, volunteer coordinator, Facebook group. We have 600-700 voluntary hours per year, 20 active volunteers (150 registrated).
  • Bike programs: during the week of European Mobility Week we provide a lot of programs for motivate people to ride bike. We received “Best Organizers” honorable mention from Local Government of Miskolc City. As a part of week, there is a Bike tour in Bükk Mountain (30, 50, 80, 110 km) with 200-300 participants.
  • Good practices: introduce how to save environment, money and health in our Eco-house, compost garden, Eco-gardening Group, Questing ways and Gömörszőlős, the sustainable village.
  • Environmental legal aid service: since 2003, with the leading of European Environmental Protection Layer in environmental issues for inhabitants and organizations.
  • Traning and conferences: Fair Trade, International Year of Soil, composting

Further information contact:
Zöld Kapcsolat Egyesület/Green Connection Association
3525 Miskolc, Kossuth str. 13. (Hungary)
info@zoldkapcsolat.hu, www.zoldkapcsolat.hu

Mobile: +36-70/600-2852

Ökológiai Intézet Alapítvány

3525 Miskolc, Kossuth utca 13.
+36-46/505-768, +36-70/600-28-52
www.ecolinst.hu
www.facebook.com/OkologiaiIntezetAlapitvany/
ecolinst@ecolinst.hu

Ecological Institue for Sustainable Development

Környezeti Tanácsadó Irodák Hálózata

3525 Miskolc, Kossuth utca 13.
+36-46/382-095, +36-20/960-60-10
http://www.kothalo.hu/
elnok@kothalo.hu

Hungarian Network of Eco-counselling Offices

Zöld Kapcsolat Egyesület

3525 Miskolc, Kossuth utca 13.
+36-30/899-50-04
www.zoldkapcsolat.hu
www.facebook.com/zoldkapcsolat/
info@zoldkapcsolat.hu

Green Connection Association

We have the following needs

  • electrical tools for gardening, office equipment, promotion materials, materials for environmental awareness programs, reusable items for example office paper, paper supplies, etc.

We are also interested in developing

  • potential partnerships and project ideas