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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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  • Resource-smart schools being built in Kuopio 2019-02-13
    Kuopio intends its new constructions to be as sustainable and climate-friendly as possible. The facilities at the Kuikkalampi daycare centre and the community service centre of Kuopio’s western rural areas have been efficiently designed to support new ways of learning, while keeping the buildings’ carbon footprint under control.
  • Recycling magnets is worthwhile 2019-02-13
    A pilot carried out in the Circwaste project yielded promising results on the manufacturing of recycled magnets. The recycling of magnets has great potential to grow into a profitable business for recycling companies.
  • Biogas-powered shared cars adopted in Kangas, Jyväskylä 2019-02-13
    Since the beginning of this year, biogas-powered shared cars have been available for trial use in Kangas, Jyväskylä. Over the course of the spring, ‘car mentors’ will also be teaching other interested people about car sharing. Car sharing is already being taken into consideration in the zoning of new residential areas.
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