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CircBrief: Electronics and circular economy 2021-09-29
The value chains of electronic products are global, complex and cause a wide range of impacts. The new publication by Circwaste project presents the environmental impacts throughout the life cycle of electronics as well as solutions, such as product life extension through design.
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Boosting Circular Economy – Circular economy advancements from Finland and around the World 2021-08-26
Boosting circular economy webinar collected international group of circular economy experts together for sharing latest views, results and examples on circular economy.
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We all need support in the transition to a sustainable sharing economy 2021-07-21
The transition from private ownership to the sharing economy requires a major change both in business logic and in people's consumption habits. That is why a sustainable transition requires support and reshaping old structures.
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The transition to a circular economy requires regional data and quantitative targets 2021-04-29
The Circwaste project has created a lot of political, theoretical and practical content on the concept and field of circular economy. Now published interim report shows the results so far.
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Material efficient Finland – Material Leap service

Real actions and solutions that have made Finland more material and energy efficient, implement and share your own!

Successes of Finland's waste management

High-quality waste management solutions are prerequisite for preserving a safe and clean living environment. The new video represents successes of Finland's waste management.

Circblog – A greener future is already being built

The real estate sector plays an important role in mitigating climate change and in the responsible use of natural resources. Buildings use almost 40 per cent of all energy consumed in Finland and are the cause of more than 30 per cent of greenhouse gas emissions.

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Gamification of waste recycling at the Kangas district in Jyväskylä 2021-07-21
An experiment related to a Circwaste subproject was conducted in February in the Kangas district of Jyväskylä, during which participants' waste behaviour was monitored and influenced by means of gamification.
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At the Liperi automated station, you only pay for what you leave behind 2021-07-21
The purpose of the automated station is to facilitate the handling of customer waste and to increase the number of services that meet the needs of consumers in a more diverse manner, without limiting the access time.
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A centre of expertise for carbon-neutral construction to be established in Lahti 2021-07-21
The center focuses on global megatrends: renewable energy production, minimisation of energy use, recycling of demolition materials and use of organic materials in buildings as carbon sinks.
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Uniform labelling to improve the food industry's customer experience 2021-07-21
The shared data model project will create a common digital language for the food sector that will enable information to flow seamlessly throughout the value chain, all the way to consumers.
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A showcase of circular economy expertise – get to know the pilot projects!

Almost 20 pilot projects of Circwaste will produce concrete results . The pilot projects are focused on the regions of North Karelia, Central Finland, South Karelia and Southwest Finland.

Copy and recycle the best ideas
 Finland as a forerunner in circular economy
Let's take a leap in material efficiency and recycling
A showcase of expertise

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

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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