The Lahti Living Lab's experiment at Cities2030 is "Bokashi - Food waste bio composting". Its objective is to explore bio-composting food waste from the table to the fields to enhance inhabitants' positive carbon handprint, self-sufficiency, and resilience.
The amount of food waste in Finland is staggering with a total of 360 million kilos of food being thrown away every year. Households' proportion of the wasted food is 107 - 137 million kg (33%). In the urban setting, food waste is approximately 50 kg annually per person.