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The recycling of household waste has become more efficient in many municipal areas in Finland 2022-12-15
The recycling rate of household waste has increased in almost all municipal areas that have been monitored in the period 2016–2021 (some of the municipalities have been monitored from 2018–2021). The trend in the volume of household waste has fluctuated: during the monitoring period, about one-half of the municipal areas witnessed an increase in the household waste per capita and about half of the areas witnessed a decrease.
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CircBrief: Reducing food waste in food services 2022-10-25
In Finland, a total of 78 million kilograms of food waste is estimated to be generated annually in food services, of which a total of 61 million kilograms is originally edible. In this CircBrief we will introduce an operating model to reduce food waste in food services.
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Networking boosts circular economy development - Europe-wide study published 2022-05-24
As part of the Circwaste project, the Helsinki Metropolitan Area Recycling Centre aims to establish a national network of recycling operators and thus steer Finland towards a circular economy.
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Sustainabilityleap.fi is a showcase and sharing platform for Finland’s climate, circular economy and nature solutions 2022-03-03
Sustainability Leap is an online platform provided and maintained by the Finnish Environment Institute to present and disseminate climate, circular economy and nature solutions.
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New waste plan guides us in building a circular economy society together 2021-11-24
The Circwaste project aims to promote the implementation of the National Waste Plan and to advance the objectives of the circular economy. The project has now been working towards these goals for over five years, with two years to go.
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Montinutra develops new product applications from Finnish spruce chips 2021-11-15
Montinutra develops, produces and commercialises new products from the spruce sawdust. In general, industrial side streams from the forest industry are used for energy production or sold to the world as briquettes and pellets.
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