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Circular economy competition recognises Circwaste municipalities 2018-05-31
The Circwaste forerunner municipalities Kuopio, Porvoo and Circwaste partner municipality Pori were recognised in a competition organised by Sitra and the Association of Finnish Local and Regional Authorities. The competition was looking for the most interesting municipal circular economy solutions. The forerunner municipalities of Rovaniemi, Turku and Jyväskylä received honourable mention in the competition.
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Helena Dahlbo, SYKE: Better recycling helps mitigate the problems with plastics 2018-01-19
Plastics are pointed out as the main culprit, something to be urgently eliminated. But is it really the materials that are at fault? And what can we do, writes senior research scientist Helena Dahlbo from Finnish Environment Institute.
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Ten municipalities to become forerunners of the circular economy 2017-11-23
Ten Finnish municipalities − Ii, Jyväskylä, Kuopio, Lahti, Lappeenranta, Porvoo, Riihimäki, Rovaniemi, Turku and Vantaa − have committed themselves to promoting the circular economy in an ambitious and concrete way.
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Circular economy to put the economy on a sustainable track 2017-08-29
"Circular economy will play a key role when the societies of the future migrate toward more sustainable production and consumtion", envisions Finnish Minister of the Environment Kimmo Tiilikainen.
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At the leading edge of Circular economy 2017-06-02
“Finland wishes to be the leader in circular economy by 2025. Real-life measures have been in demand to support discussion and visions, and the Circwaste project addresses this demand", says Tuuli Myllymaa, the project manager of Circwaste.
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From recycling to circular economy—Draft national waste plan published 2017-06-01
The national waste plan introduces means for reducing the amount of produced waste, improving the recycling level, increasing material efficiency and promoting circular economy during the next six years. The published draft is to be approved in 2017 after a public consultation.
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Circular economy competition recognises Circwaste municipalities 2018-05-31
The Circwaste forerunner municipalities Kuopio, Porvoo and Circwaste partner municipality Pori were recognised in a competition organised by Sitra and the Association of Finnish Local and Regional Authorities. The competition was looking for the most interesting municipal circular economy solutions. The forerunner municipalities of Rovaniemi, Turku and Jyväskylä received honourable mention in the competition.
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Helena Dahlbo, SYKE: Better recycling helps mitigate the problems with plastics 2018-01-19
Plastics are pointed out as the main culprit, something to be urgently eliminated. But is it really the materials that are at fault? And what can we do, writes senior research scientist Helena Dahlbo from Finnish Environment Institute.
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Ten municipalities to become forerunners of the circular economy 2017-11-23
Ten Finnish municipalities − Ii, Jyväskylä, Kuopio, Lahti, Lappeenranta, Porvoo, Riihimäki, Rovaniemi, Turku and Vantaa − have committed themselves to promoting the circular economy in an ambitious and concrete way.
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  • Jyväskylä seminar brings together regional circular economy experts 2018-05-31
    Smart waste bins, turning sludge components into mobile phones, a waste-stingy hospital, using scavengers to recover gold – on 7 February an audience of nearly 100 took part in the Central Finland towards circular economy 2018 seminar held at Jyväskylä City Hall. They shared the latest circular economy news in the region.
  • Länsi-Pori School studies food waste 2018-05-31
    The red and white screen beside the school’s biowaste container first shows 50 grams, and then changes to 2.1 kilograms. A student at Länsi-Pori School has just found out how much food he/she threw away and how much food in total was disposed of during that day’s school meal.
  • Lappeenranta is developing forest and mining industry side streams into a replacement for concrete 2018-05-31
    The Circwaste forerunner municipality of Lappeenranta, Lappeenranta University of Technology and their partners have received major funding from the EU to develop a building material to replace concrete as well as a new urban image.
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