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CircBrief: Electronics and circular economy

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 ...

2021-09-29
Boosting Circular Economy – Circular economy advancements from Finland and around the World

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

2021-08-26
Gamification of waste recycling at the Kangas district in Jyväskylä

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 gamif...

2021-07-21
At the Liperi automated station, you only pay for what you leave behind

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 ...

2021-07-21
We all need support in the transition to a sustainable sharing economy

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 an...

2021-07-21
A centre of expertise for carbon-neutral construction to be established in Lahti

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.

2021-07-21
Uniform labelling to improve the food industry's customer experience

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.

2021-07-21
The Kulloo business area in Porvoo, Finland is built to be sustainable with circular economy

A circular economy business park is being built in the Kulloo area in Porvoo, Finland with civil engineering that utilises circular economy to a significant degree.

2021-07-21
The transition to a circular economy requires regional data and quantitative targets

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.

2021-04-29
The pioneers in circular economy have an impact

Representatives from ten municipalities shared their experiences and results from circular economy efforts in their biannual meeting. There were also discussions on the proposal for the circular econo...

2021-04-28
Fazer’s xylitol factory wins Circwaste’s annual circular economy award – the pioneering company industrially produces xylitol from oat hulls

Fazer’s xylitol factory has been recognized with Circwaste’s annual circular economy award. Fazer is building a xylitol production facility in Lahti which is unique on a global scale. The xylitol is p...

2021-04-28
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

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