Ecological Sustainability in the Middle of Malmö
F ersens väg
in the Middle of Malmö
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- your guide to sustainable areas
Are you interested in discovering places that are climate-friendly, ecological and that sell products produced in an ethically
correct manner in central Malmö? Then you are holding the right guide in your hand, regardless of whether you are walking or
bicycling. It will show you shops, restaurants and cafes that have an ecologically and ethically correct profile, and places that
you can make use of without burdening the environment. The suggestions are a small selection of what is offered in Malmö.
A number of sustainable tours can be found at Malmö Green Map » www.malmo.se/klimat
1) Max hamburgerrestaurang
Max has made its hamburgers as climate-friendly as possible by listing how much carbon dioxide each dish
is responsible for emitting and by performing climate compensation. They also offer vegetarian and fish
alternatives. Max has very carefully reviewed all aspects of the business in order to make it as climate and
environmentally friendly as possible. » Stortorget 25, www.max.se
The eminent City Library is located here, a delightful oasis for knowledge and reflection. » www.malmo.se/
bibliotek » Next to it is the Sagolekplatsen, one of Malmö’s thematic playgrounds. On the other side of the
canal, you can take a walk in the ecological Slottsträdgården. The garden has its own organic café with
seating both outdoors and inside the cosy greenhouse. » www.slottstradgarden.se » Malmö’s museums are
nearby with interesting exhibitions and the organic Kommendanthusets Kafé » www.malmo.se/museer
3) Wild & Wonderful
Jewelery and other gifts mostly from India. Many objects in the shop are Fair trade, most of them are handmade and have an interesting story behind them. » Engelbrektsgatan 6, www.wildandwonderful.se
4) IM Fair trade
A shop with ethically produced products from the charity organization IM´s projects around the world.
The boutique presents gift items and clothing. » Engelbrektsgatan 13
5) Uma Bazaar
Malmö’s broadest concept shop in the area of sustainable design. The clothes, shoes and accessories are
manufactured from organic, recycled and/or ethically correct materials. The shop has clothes for children,
women and men. » Per Weijersgatan 9, www.umabazaar.se
Interior decorating shop with the Swan Label offering furniture of a timeless character and sustainable
materials. » Engelbrektsgatan 20, www.norrgavel.se
7) Barista Fair Trade Coffee
This chain of coffee shops is characterized by sustainability awareness, from its coffee beans to its lighting.
Everything that can be Faritrade is Faritrade, plenty is organic. The cafés have green electricity, the coffee
grounds are given to the customers as fertilizer for their flowerbeds, etc. Barista co-operates with the United
Nations in a project to provide school meals for children in Ethiopia.
» S. Förstadsgatan 24 and Anna Lindhs plats 10 » www.barista.cc
8) Shopping at Davidshallstorg
Around the square there are a number of clothing shops with a sustainable clothing and
second-hand orientation: Bibs Second Hand, Mani, Chique Second Hand and Rogers antik & design.
Sustainable clothing for all ages with a focus on the youngest. » www.lollopard.se
Tjallamalla: Featuring vintage and sustainable clothing. » www.tjallamalla.com
Flique i Underjorden: Shop with re-designed clothes or clothes made from organic fabric.
9) Malmö Konsthall
The art gallery is one of Europe’s largest spaces for contemporary art. Its restaurant, SMAK, serves lunches
featuring organic ingredients with an emphasis on local production. S:t Johannesgatan 7.
Indian-inspired vegetarian and vegan food, where a portion of the ingredients are organic. The daily special
of soup, a main course, salad and bread is enough to fill anybody up.
» Brogatan 11, www.govindasmalmo.com
11) Astrid och aporna
Well-stocked food products shop where everything is vegetarian and much is vegan. A large part of the
product line is organic and/or Fairtrade labelled. Comprehensive offerings of vegetarian alternatives to meat,
and they occasionally sell hot food. » Gustav Möllers gata 2, www.astridochaporna.net
Climate Guide Malmö is a series of informational pamphlets with accompanying maps that provide tips on
climate-friendly destinations to visit in and around Malmö. Some are intended for people with bicycles and
others are for those who prefer to walk. The Climate Guides are produced by the Malmö branch of the Swedish
Society for Nature Conservation, with support from the Environment Department of the City of Malmö, and is
financed by Klimp, the climate investment programme. For further information see
» www.malmo.se/miljo och www.naturskyddsforeningen.se/malmo
Photo: Anna Bernstad & Jimmy Lindsjö