Facts & Figures

10 kWhis contained in one bag of energy waste
96%of local municipal waste is utilised
50%of all waste is recycled
50%of all waste used in energy production

20retention ponds and wetlands built for smart water management
EUR 250,000the yearly funding for Lake Vesijärvi
42procedures in the Lahti Sustainable Energy Action Plan
800 haor 5.6% of Lahti is protected under national legislation

4,000fewer cars in the city centre thanks to smarter traffic routings
16%of journeys are made by bicycle
87%of the new bus fleet is made up of low-emission buses
83%of people live in the public transportation zone

99%of municipal buildings use district heating
73 kmwastewater sewers
9% decrease in public buildings’ energy use
2025Lahti as carbon neutral city by 2025

200,000people within the economic area
5,000cleantech jobs
20yearly Environment Weeks
43,700comments on the development strategy through the Porukka app