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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.
Ruokahävikki

Action taken in Southwest Finland to reduce food wastage

2019-07-19
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.
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.
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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