Boosting Circular Economy – Circular economy advancements from Finland and around the World

News 2021-08-26 at 12:40

"Boosting circular economy" webinar collected international group of circular economy experts together for sharing latest views, results and examples on circular economy. 

The program of the day included the promotion of the circular economy and new winds of research supporting it from Finland and the rest of the world. During the day was heard presentations from Sweden, Netherlands, Russian, Greece, Denmark and Australia. 

This event was part of a two-day webinar organized by the Circwaste project and is also a side event of World Circular Economy Forum (WCEF 2021). 

Presentations


Boosting Circular Economy – Circular economy advancements from Finland and around the World 30th September 2021


Session 1: Where is Finland in Circular Economy?

Chair: Petrus Kautto, Finnish Environment Institute (SYKE)

10:00 EEST/UTC +03:00

Opening of the event (pdf)
Jyri Seppälä
Finnish Environment Institute

10:20 Circular economy of Finland (pdf)
Sari Tasa
Ministry of Economic Affairs and Employment

10:40 Circular economy as a global winning strategy (pdf)
Malena Sell
The Finnish Innovation Fund, Sitra

11.00 Main results from the Circwaste project (pdf)
Kati Pitkänen, Hanna Salmenperä, Tiina Karppinen
Finnish Environment Institute

11.30 LCA-calculations in the Circwaste-project (pdf)
Jaakko Karvonen 
Finnish Environment Institute

11.50 End of session

Session 2: On the road again – The most inspiring circular examples from abroad

Chair: Sari Piippo, Finnish Environment Institute

12:30 Welcome words and brief introduction
Sari Piippo
Finnish Environment Institute

12:35 The LIFE-IP Circular Economy Implementation in Greece project: Key actions towards a circular transformation (pdf)
Dimitris Homatidis
Green Fund, Greece

12:55 Circular challenges in Denmark - and examples of how we aim to address them (pdf)
Ditte Vesterager Christensen
The Capital Region of Denmark’s Department for Environment and Resources

13:15 An Australian perspective on circular economy: catching up with Europe or carving our own path to circular? (pdf)
Jodie Bricout
University of Adelaide and Lifecycles, Australia

13:35 Working together for better Barents - cooperation between Finland, Norway, Sweden and Russia (pdf)
Helena Dahlbo
Finnish Environment Institute

13:35 Working together for better Barents - cooperation between Finland, Norway, Sweden and Russia (pdf)
Tatiana Guseva 
Environmental Industrial Policy Centre (EIPC)

14.00 End of session

Session 3: Modelling and Monitoring to Boost the Transition

Chair: Sari Piippo, Finnish Environment Institute

14:10 Modelling recycling and waste incineration in life cycle assessment (pdf)
Tomas Ekvall
Chalmers University of Technology

14:30 Impacts of circular economy transition – modeling results from TransCirc (pdf)
Hannu Savolainen
Finnish Environment Institute

14:50 Results from Cicat2025 (pdf)
Johanna Alakerttula
Tampere University

15:10 Measuring and circular economy in the Netherlands (pdf)
Aldert Hanemaaijer 
PBL Netherlands Environmental Assessment Agency

15:30 Household Waste Measuring in Central Finland (pdf)
Tanja Oksa
City of Jyväskylä

16:00 End of day

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