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    From April 2021, waste collection charges for Warsaw’s residents will be calculated on the basis of their water use. With this method, Varsovians will have an impact on their monthly waste collection charge rates. Warsaw’s residents will pay for waste disposal according to their water use: PLN 12.73 per 1 cubic metre of consumed water monthly. This applies to both single-family and multi-family buildings. As we have warned earlier, the waste management charges increasing...

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    The Comprehensive Tree Crown Map for the entire Warsaw is already available! Thanks to mapping over 7 million trees, we are able to effectively manage Warsaw's tree resources, and residents can check which trees grow in their neighbourhood. “Warsaw is the first city in Poland which have undertaken such a task. With the map we will be able to better manage the city’s greenery, identifying areas where there are less trees, where there are gaps in green corridors and where our...

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    The city budget is used to subsidise the operations of 17 municipal theatres, 6 municipal museums, city district libraries and their branches, the district library, and community and culture centres. We also provide funds for the following cultural institutions: The Copernicus Science Centre, the Old Town Culture Centre the Sinfonia Varsovia Orchestra, the History Meeting House, the Centre for Thought of John Paul II, the Andrzej Wajda Centre For Film Culture Stołeczna Estrada...

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    In Warsaw, where over 35,000 infants are born annually, two neonatal ambulance teams are in operation. In order to ensure safe transport for small patients, the local government authorities of Mazovia and Warsaw will finance the purchase of a new ambulance for newborns and premature babies for the capital "Meditrans".

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    We closed the year 2020 with 80 monuments that were renovated owing to a subsidy from the City of Warsaw. The capital allocated over PLN 8 million for this purpose. By the decision of the City Council, financial support was granted to objects entered into the register of monuments and those included in the municipal register of monuments.

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    We signed a contract for the exchange of approx. 40 thousand lighting fixtures throughout Warsaw. Owing to the new LED fixtures, the capital will be safer, and in times of constantly rising electricity prices, it will allow huge savings. The cost will pay off in two years owing to lower electricity bills only.

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    On 18 December, we celebrate the International Migrants Day established by the UN General Assembly. It is an important day for Warsaw, which is to a large extent inhabited by people with migration experience.

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    Soon, infrastructure adapted to zero-emission means of transport will be developed in Warsaw. The Warsaw Council has adopted a resolution on the construction of over 800 generally accessible charging points in the city.

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    The capital city supports talented students. As many as 115 students of secondary schools in Warsaw received SAPERE AUSO scholarships from the City of Warsaw for outstanding scientific, and creative achievements as well as social commitment.

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    In the fleet of the Municipal Bus Company (Miejskie Zakłady Autobusowe) we already have a hundred electric buses, and by the end of the month their number will increase to 160. Warsaw remains in the lead of European zero-emission propulsions - only Moscow and London have more electric buses in their fleets.

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    Warsaw commemorates Andrzej Wajda, an outstanding director, honorary citizen of the capital city, honorary doctor of the University of Warsaw (Uniwersytet Warszawski). On the fourth anniversary of his death, a commemorative plaque was displayed.

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    Preparations for the Warsaw Climate Panel are about to start. Its culmination points will be meetings of panelists - the voice of the residents will be expressed by 80 to 100 people picked from among all adult residents of Warsaw.

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    The competition in which the residents of Warsaw chose the name of the new metro trains has ended. The fight was fierce, Warsaw residents gave almost 8,000 votes. The new rolling stock will be called "Varsovia".

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    The Mayor of Warsaw, accompanied by representatives of the insurgents and authorities, unveiled the monument to Captain Stanisław “Agaton” Jankowski. This is a part of the 76th anniversary of the outburst of the Warsaw Uprising.

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    The memorial tree was solemnly planted in Warsaw Insurgents Park. The foundation act of the Memorial Chamber was dug in its roots. This is a part of the 76th anniversary of the Warsaw Uprising.

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    Warsaw prepared itself to this year’s commemoration in a different way as usual. Many events were not held in traditional form due to the pandemics. There is more space for personal reveries and individual celebrations.

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    The alarm sirens were activated on Saturday, 1st of August, and the whole city stopped for a minute to commemorate the Warsaw Insurgents. The representatives of authorities and uprising organizations commemorated the memory of the heroes at Gloria Victis Memorial in Powązki Military Cemetery.

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    Warsaw’s road construction workers from the Municipal Roads Authority have just reproduced Warsaw’s and Berlin’s coats of arms painted on a bike path at the junction of Niepodległości Avenue and Batorego Street. This is a piece of the capital city’s history and a testament to cooperation between the two partner cities.

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    The Municipal Transport Authority has begun placing stickers with QR codes on public transport stops. When put near the code, the smartphone displays the website with timetables for all types of transportation available at the given stop.

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    By 21 April the City of Warsaw disinfected almost 400 square metres of its area – around 1200 km of streets and 1108 bus shelters. The cost of the city's ozonation since the beginning of April has reached nearly PLN 280,000. We are disinfecting places with heavy pedestrian traffic.