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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
New ideas from circular economy audits for Riihimäki's resource wisdom work

In the city of Riihimäki, an extensive circular economy audit of the entire municipal group was carried out in autumn 2019.

2020-06-15
With circular economy towards sustainable development

The European Commission launched the European Green Deal, a green development programme and roadmap, at the beginning of the year. Its mission is to pave the way for sustainable growth and towards cli...

2020-06-09
Pioneering municipalities Ii, Jyväskylä and Rovaniemi release their road maps to circular economy

In the Circwaste project designed to promote circular economy, the pioneering municipalities Ii, Jyväskylä and Rovaniemi have published their road maps to circular economy to guide the resource wisdom...

2020-02-12
Public procurements can expedite low-carbon circular economy

Public procurements and investments can be the force to steer us towards low-carbon circular economy.

2020-02-12
Young people brainstorming circular business models – Circula game as sounding board

In the future, more and more people may find employment based on circular economy. A wonderful game called Circula, especially designed for young people, illustrates some of the business opportunities...

2020-02-11
Jyväskylä is the circular economy municipality of 2019

The City of Jyväskylä was announced as the winner at the Kuntamarkkinat municipal fair on 11 September. The City of Lappeenranta and the City of Oulu received honourable mentions.

2019-11-20
Information flow must be improved in order to avoid hazardous substances from being reused

Finland aims to promote circular economy as part of the mitigation of the climate crisis and the sustainable use of natural resources. However, problems for the health of people or the environment mus...

2019-11-20
An event called Tulevaisuuden palasia presented tangible examples of the circular economy

The Circwaste project participated in an event called Tulevaisuuden palasia at the Finnish science centre Heureka by building a smartphone puzzle, which taught about the raw materials required for mak...

2019-11-20
Pioneering municipalities active on the path of circular economy

In 2017, the Finnish Environment Institute (SYKE) selected ten pioneering municipalities in circular economy. The aim has been to promote material-efficiency and recycling in the municipalities in a t...

2019-11-20

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