Tallinn is set to continue its support for international conferences, a initiative started last year, with funding for 28 international conferences, several of which will take place in 2024. The budget for this support measure is 275,000 euros.
During this year's final free large waste disposal week from November 20-26, Tallinn's waste treatment plants received seven times more large waste than in a typical week of November. Throughout the year, residents brought a total of 5,592.17 cubic meters of waste to the waste treatment plants, equivalent to approximately 70 truckloads of large waste.
Tallinn is gearing up for major investments in sports ahead of its designation as the European Capital of Sport in 2025. According to the city’s budget proposal for the next year, the largest investment in sports will be allocated to the renovation of Kadriorg Stadium, along with initiatives to expand exercise and sports facilities throughout the city.
Tallinn's Mayor, Mihhail Kõlvart, and Tallinn’s Dean Jaak Aus will light the first advent candle on the Christmas tree at Raekoja Square on Sunday, December 3, at 4:00 PM.
The City Government has approved a detailed planning for the quarter bounded by Estonia Boulevard, Kaubamaja Street, Rävala Boulevard, and Teatri Square in the city centre.
Yesterday's Ajujaht (Brain Hunt) entrepreneurship competition finale announced the winner of the Tallinn Special Prize, recognizing the technology company Raw Edge for its innovation and eco-friendly approach in the food industry. Raw Edge specializes in developing ultra-low-calorie products that support gut health and overall wellbeing, using fermentation technology.
Tallinn's 2024 participatory budgeting vote continues for four more days, with the deadline for casting votes being midnight on Sunday, December 3. As of today, approximately 5,430 Tallinn residents have already voted for their favorite projects.
This November, Tallinn commenced the construction of its first circular economy center in the Kristiine district, with plans underway for another center on the property at Punane 68a in Lasnamäe.
Bus routes No. 5, 32, and 57 will add a city centre-bound stop at Liiva on Männiku Road, providing more convenient connections to Liiva train station.
Following a successful pilot project this year in cooperation with electric scooter rental services Bolt and Tuul in Tallinn, the city plans to expand scooter parking areas next year. The aim is to organize parking for micro-mobility vehicles in a way that is safer for pedestrians.