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Pioneering municipalities Ii, Jyväskylä and Rovaniemi release their road maps to circular economy 2020-02-12
In the Circwaste project designed to promote circular economy, the pioneering municipalities Ii, Jyväskylä and Rovaniemi have published their road maps to circular economy to guide the resource wisdom of the municipalities in the future.
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Public procurements can expedite low-carbon circular economy 2020-02-12
Public procurements and investments can be the force to steer us towards low-carbon circular economy.
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Jyväskylä is the circular economy municipality of 2019 2019-12-20
The City of Jyväskylä was announced as the winner at the Kuntamarkkinat municipal fair on 11 September. The City of Lappeenranta and the City of Oulu received honourable mentions.
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Information flow must be improved in order to avoid hazardous substances from being reused 2019-12-20
Finland aims to promote circular economy as part of the mitigation of the climate crisis and the sustainable use of natural resources. However, problems for the health of people or the environment must be avoided in the transfer towards a circular economy.
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Circular economy equals smart actions and is a part of the everyday life of all municipal residents. Ten Finnish pioneering municipalities have committed themselves to promoting circular economy in an ambitious and concrete way

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Young people brainstorming circular business models – Circula game as sounding board 2020-02-11
In the future, more and more people may find employment based on circular economy. A wonderful game called Circula, especially designed for young people, illustrates some of the business opportunities of circular economy.
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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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Circblog – a think tank for anyone interested in the circular economy

 

The fact that natural resources are finite forces us to seek new solutions for lowering material consumption down to a sustainable level, writes Sanni Heinonen and Wilma Poutanen.

 

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We have made a seven years deal to show, how to do things differently. Circular economy brings new business opportunities and saves natural resources.

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The CIRCWASTE project promotes waste prevention, resource efficiency and recycling of materials. All actions contribute to directing Finland towards a circular economy.