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Boosting circular economy with user-oriented experiments in Jyväskylä

The teachings of environmentally friendly lifestyle were shared in a social media series produced by young people and the services boosting sustainability in the city were collected on one website. Th...

2021-03-19
A campaign on shared biowaste containers boosts sorting in the Häme region

A local waste management company in the Häme region started a campaign called Biokimppa to highlight the theme of their 25th anniversary: biowaste. The residents can, with their family or together wit...

2021-03-19
Biomass assessment study in Helsinki region creating footing for circular business

In the CircVol project, a part of the 6Aika Strategy of the City of Helsinki, an assessment was completed to find out what kind of biological flows, such as industrial biowaste, is produced in the cap...

2021-03-19
Recycled materials approved by infrastructure builders in a Finnish Transport Infrastructure Agency road project

A Circwaste sub-project by Prizztech and the City of Pori investigated the properties of Ecolan Infra®TR ash granules. The recovered materials were used in the Söörmarkku interchange project by the Fi...

2021-03-19
The waste data of the Kangas district in Jyväskylä made available online

The City of Jyväskylä’s Circwaste sub-project develops smart waste management in the Kangas city district. The deep collection points of waste components use key tag-operated electronic locks.

2021-03-19
The circular economy programme offers solutions for environmental and financial challenges

The proposal for a strategic programme on circular economy sets forth the measures and goals needed to establish circular economy as the basis of the Finnish economy by 2035.

2021-03-19
The recycling rate of household waste not increasing fast enough

The recycling rate of household waste is not increasing fast enough. In some municipal areas, a slightly positive trend can be detected, but we must accelerate the rate to meet the EU recycling goals ...

2021-03-16
The Putting circular economy into practice magazine highlights the opportunities of the circular economy in the business world

The Putting circular economy into practice magazine of the Circwaste project was published in September 2020. The magazine covers circular economy from the perspective of interest to companies.

2020-12-08
Love Every Crumb campaign encourages Finns to reduce food waste

There is much room for improvement in sorting biowaste. The Love Every Crumble campaign, encourages Finns to reduce food waste and sort biowaste at home, at work and on holidays.

2020-12-08
Good deeds at the refrigerator

As the days grow darker, I visit the fridge more and more often. Good food is a basic need, but it also brings joy – perhaps even love.

2020-12-08
The Circular Economy Service Centre supports municipalities in sustainable public procurement

The Circwaste - Circular Economy Service Centre provides assistance to resource-efficient and chemical-wise public procurement.

2020-12-08
Construction’s circular economy is gaining momentum in Southwest Finland

Southwest Finland is one of the Circwaste regions that promotes circular economy.

2020-12-08
A common vision of the barriers and solutions will help in the transition to a circular economy

The transition to a circular economy requires the reform of many existing practices. The Circwaste project identified critical factors that professionals face in promoting the circular economy and rec...

2020-12-08
By-products versatilely used in North Karelia

The aim of the Pikes sub-projects has been to search for and test sustainable local methods of recovery of by-products and waste with North Karelian industrial companies and municipalities.

2020-10-06
Lappeenranta one of the finalists in a prestigious international environmental city competition

Lappeenranta has been chosen as one of the finalists in the competition for the European Green Leaf Award 2021.

2020-10-06
Circwaste pioneers tackling waste generation

The goal has been to promote material efficiency and recycling tangibly and ambitiously in ten pioneering communities in the circular economy.

2020-10-06
Speeding up circular economy – Circwaste municipalities and regions actively engaged in programme work

One of the highlights of circular economy this autumn will be the strategic programme. It is being finalised under the leadership of the Ministry of the Environment and the Ministry of Economic Affair...

2020-10-06
From pilot experiments towards industrial production of recycled plastics

The Karelia University of Applied Sciences is investigating whether it would be profitable to establish an industrial-scale plant in the North Karelia region, which would handle construction and agric...

2020-06-23
Schoolchildren are building a circular economy at Lappeenranta Junior University

The theme of circular economy is strongly involved in environmental education at Lappeenranta Junior University, also known as Uniori. Uniori is part of LUT University's unique learning and teaching p...

2020-06-15
Towards a resource-wise Europe – New Circular Economy Action Plan published

In March, the European Commission published a new Circular Economy Action Plan. Its goal is for products that end up on the market to be designed and manufactured to be durable, repairable, and recycl...

2020-06-15

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