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Helsinki promotes climate and circular economy objectives in renovation projects of residential buildings 2021-10-07
There are only a few practical experiences of using carbon footprint calculations, energy optimisation and circular economy solutions in the building renovations. The City of Helsinki mapped and tested various options that take the climate and circular economy objectives into account in a renovation project, which aimed to increase awareness of low-emission and resource-wise reconstruction at city level. The residential buildings, build at the turn of the 1970s, of the project are located in the
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Service Centre Helsinki's new procurement of work clothes did not compromise on sustainability 2021-10-05
The aim of the recently launched work clothes procurement of the Service Centre Helsinki was to acquire durable, functional and safe work clothes for employees working in various positions. To support this goal, multiple market dialogues and mapping for sustainability requirements were conducted and because of these, the environmental friendliness and responsible operations were successfully made as a significant part of the procurement.
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Municipalities’ climate emissions decreased by 7.4% in 2020 2021-08-16
According to a preliminary data calculation by the Finnish Environment Institute (SYKE), municipalities’ total climate emissions decreased by 7.4% in 2020 compared to the previous year.
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The first summer of Hyvinkää’s city bike pilot was a success despite the coronavirus 2021-08-02
The city's goal in the Canemure project is to promote low-carbon mobility solutions. The city, which belongs to the municipalities of Hinku and Fisu, has its own sustainable mobility programme until 2030. Concrete actions include shared bikes and city bike pilots.
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Published 2019-05-10 at 12:29, updated 2020-03-25 at 13:34
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