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More benches, trees and garbage cans
The residents of Helsinki wish to have more seats, trees and garbage cans in Helsinki. More of each will be procured and placed around the city. Trees/bushes will primarily be planted to compensate...
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Bottle/can racks for garbage cans in Copenhagen style
Garbage cans will be equipped with bottle and can racks in order for those who want to redeem the container deposits to be able to collect the containers in a safer, more convenient and more dignif...
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Transforming lawns into flower fields and urban farms – helping the climate, pollinators and the Baltic Sea
Lawns that are not in active use will be replaced with flower fields. Fruit trees, berry bushes and mushroom farms will be planted where appropriate, using a farming method that binds carbon. Local...
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Plant-based drinks as options in day care centres and schools
Plant-based drinks – primarily Finnish oat milk – will be introduced as beverage options with meals served at day care centres and schools in Helsinki. Finnish oat milk is an ethical and ecological...
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Sustainable Helsinki climate change campaign for young people
Helsinki will organise a climate change campaign for pupils attending comprehensive school and students of secondary education institutions. The campaign will increase young people’s awareness of c...
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Carbon-smart housing company campaign
The carbon footprint of housing will be reduced by creating an energy efficiency advice service for use by housing companies, property managers and others and by organising a competition that will ...
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Utilising useful items – easily and cost-effectively
A campaign will be organised with the aim of increasing awareness of the opportunities provided by sharing services, such as sharing household items and utilising services instead of owning items. ...
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KiPi recycling points for Helsinki
20–40 recycling points will be set up at schools or libraries. The items will be registered in advance on an online flea market website that will allow city residents to find items and pick them up...
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Instilling an ecological lifestyle
Climate change information points will be set up in libraries, and the City’s environmental specialist will visit the information points to provide advice on how to lead an ecological and coal-free...
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Personal coach for an ecological lifestyle
The City will hire one or two experts who will provide Helsinki residents with personal advice on ways to reduce their carbon footprint. Consumption choices account for 70% of harmful emissions, bu...
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