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Odense focuses on Sustainability

Sustainability has become an integral part of Danish thinking. For Danes, sustainability means working together to meet both current and future needs in society. Denmark is a leader in sustainability, from renewable wind energy to Danish cycling culture.


In Odense, we do our part to contribute to Denmark's sustainability - we support the cycling culture, we phase out coal at the local heating plant and make sure to incorporate sustainability in new projects.

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Can You Take Clean Water For Granted?

In Denmark, we take clean tap water for granted - this is not how it looks everywhere in the world. In more than half of the world, tap water is of such a quality that you have to take precautions before you drink it. Lets take a moment to feel privileged.

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Phasing out coal earlier than planned

Fjernvarme Fyn will stop using coal in 2022. This reduces CO2 emissions by 375,000 tonnes annually and lowers Danish emissions by almost one percent - equivalent to replacing 200,000 cars with electric cars.

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