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Take a biogas bus for a silent and almost zero-emission ride 2019-11-20
The local transport in the Jyväskylä region in Finland has used environmentally-friendly low-emission biogas buses since July.
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Mayor Pekka Timonen
Lahti becomes the European Green Capital in 2021 2019-08-16
The City of Lahti is a Circwaste pioneering municipality and a FISU-municipality and now it is the first Finnish city to be appointed as the European Green Capital.
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Action taken in Southwest Finland to reduce food wastage 2019-09-09
In Southwest Finland, the problem of food wastage is being tackled by creating a roadmap for reducing food wastage throughout the food supply chain from food production to the plate of the consumer.
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Sairaala Nova
Central Finland’s Nova hospital to pioneer in resource-efficiency 2019-07-16
In 2020, the new Nova hospital will be completed in Kukkumäki, Jyväskylä. The hospital will minimise the amount of waste through modern waste management systems and rational use of resources.
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Muoviroska uutinen
Plastic Pat Wanted – recycling plastics in Lappeenranta 2019-07-15
The Lappeenranta Region’s Environmental Office, with its partners, wanted to increase the awareness of the circular economy and the negative impacts of littering, and to prevent the access of microplastics in the environment. The idea resulted in the story of Plastic Pat, and a challenge campaign for preventing littering in the spirit of circular economy: Trash in nature, circular economy material when picked up: Plastic Pat Wanted.
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Puun uuttoa
New products from the side streams of Finnish wood production 2019-07-08
A partner of the Circwaste project, the Pielinen Karelia Development Center PIKES seeks, models, and tests sustainable utilisation methods of by-products and waste, as well as the related new business opportunities, together with the industrial companies and municipalities in the area.
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