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Hazardous industrial chemicals in the IED BREFs (HAZBREF)
Project | Published: 2017-09-27

Short address: www.syke.fi/projects/hazbref The Industrial Emissions Directive is the main instrument on the EU level to control hazardous substances that are released from industrial sites. H...

Research & Development > Research and development projects > Projects > Hazardous industrial chemicals in the IED BREFs (HAZBREF)
Johanna Suikkanen
Content page | Published: 2017-09-06

Researcher, Center for Consumption and Production MSc. (Environmental Management and Policy)  Email: firstname.lastname@ymparisto.fi  Tel.  +358(0)295251845 F......

Experts > Employee profiles > Johanna Suikkanen
Olli-Pekka Pietiläinen
Content page | Published: 2017-08-11

Senior Researcher Email: firstname.lastname@ymparisto.fi Tel.  +358 295 251 509 Finnish Environment Institute (SYKE) Centre for Sustainable Consumption and Production/ Air......

Experts > Employee profiles > Olli-Pekka Pietiläinen
Circular economy
Published: 2017-07-07

SYKE analyses and promotes sustainability of the circular economy, studies barriers hindering the transition towards the circular economy, and spreads the circular economy best practices. We research...

Circular economy
Hazardous substances
Content page | Published: 2017-07-24

In sustainalble circular economy it is important to reduce the use of hazardous substances throughout entire product’s life cycle. Click picture to open larger image. ©SYKE Material ...

Circular economy > Hazardous substances
Publications about circular economy
Content page | Published: 2017-07-24

Examples of our latest publications Shifting from a linear economy to a circular economy. State of the environment in Finland 2017 –report.  Managing chemicals and material cyc......

Circular economy > Publications about circular economy
Water in circular economy
Content page | Published: 2017-07-07

As a system, circular economy aims at resolving global, regional and local sustainability issues of which availability of clean fresh water is of great essence. Click picture to open large...

Circular economy > Water in circular economy
Hanna Eskelinen
Content page | Published: 2017-07-11

Researcher  Email: firstname.lastname@ymparisto.fi   Tel.  +358 (0)295 251 592 Finnish Environment Institute (SYKE) Centre for Sustainable Consumption and Pro......

Experts > Employee profiles > Hanna Eskelinen
Sari Kauppi
Content page | Published: 2017-07-05

  Senior Researcher, PhD (Environmental Sciences)   E-mail: firstname.surname@ymparisto.fi Phone: +358 295 251 268   Finnish Environ......

Experts > Employee profiles > Sari Kauppi
HINKU municipalities reduce climate emissions by nearly a third in eight years
Press release | Published: 2017-03-29

Emissions from municipalities in the Carbon Neutral Municipalities (HINKU) network declined by an average 29 percent in 2007 - 2015. The greatest decreases in emissions were in the municipality of Ii ......

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Current > Press releases > HINKU municipalities reduce climate emissions by nearly a third in eight years
Research & Development > Climate change > HINKU municipalities reduce climate emissions by nearly a third in eight years
Research & Development > Consumption and production > HINKU municipalities reduce climate emissions by nearly a third in eight years
The new calculator shows how consumption contributes to nutrient pollution in the Baltic Sea
Press release | Published: 2017-02-03

With the calculator developed by the Finnish Environment Institute and the Natural Resources Institute Finland, consumers can determine the impacts of their consumption habits on nutrient pollution in......

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Current > Press releases > The new calculator shows how consumption contributes to nutrient pollution in the Baltic Sea
Research & Development > Consumption and production > The new calculator shows how consumption contributes to nutrient pollution in the Baltic Sea
Research & Development > Water > The new calculator shows how consumption contributes to nutrient pollution in the Baltic Sea
A new research project analyses synergies between ecolabels, product environmental footprint and circular economy
Press release | Published: 2016-07-01

The objective of the three-year project “The Nordic Swan Ecolabel, Circular Economy and Product Environmental Footprint” by the Finnish Environment Institute (SYKE) is to explore what kind of new info......

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Current > Press releases > A new research project analyses synergies between ecolabels, product environmental footprint and circular economy
Research & Development > Consumption and production > A new research project analyses synergies between ecolabels, product environmental footprint and circular economy
Joint procurement of solar power plants to cover 34 municipalities – Tampere Hall to receive its own solar panels
Press release | Published: 2016-07-01

34 municipalities intend to take part in the joint procurement of solar power plants organised by the Finnish Environment Institute and KL-Kuntahankinnat Oy. Of the largest cities, Helsinki, Tampere, ......

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Current > Press releases > Joint procurement of solar power plants to cover 34 municipalities – Tampere Hall to receive its own solar panels
Research & Development > Built environment > Joint procurement of solar power plants to cover 34 municipalities – Tampere Hall to receive its own solar panels
Research & Development > Climate change > Joint procurement of solar power plants to cover 34 municipalities – Tampere Hall to receive its own solar panels
Research & Development > Consumption and production > Joint procurement of solar power plants to cover 34 municipalities – Tampere Hall to receive its own solar panels
Circular procurement in Nordic countries - CIPRON
Project | Published: 2016-06-22

The objective of this project is to study how and to what extent circular procurement is implemented in Nordic countries, focusing on Finland, Denmark and Sweden. Best and good practices of circular ...

Research & Development > Research and development projects > Projects > Circular procurement in Nordic countries - CIPRON
Nordic consumption carbon footprint calculators
Project | Published: 2016-05-16

Carbon footprint on-line  calculators have been available for citizens for more than a decade. Carbon footprint calculators are introduced by governmental and non-governmental organisations...

Research & Development > Research and development projects > Projects > Nordic consumption carbon footprint calculators
Requalifying matter: nutrient recycling, pollution control and the shifting economies of fertilisation (QUMARE)
Project | Published: 2015-09-23

  Finland seeks to become a model country in terms of nutrient recycling.  The QUMARE project analyses the promotion of this objective by focusing on the policy interventions...

Research & Development > Research and development projects > Projects > Requalifying matter: nutrient recycling, pollution control and the shifting economies of fertilisation (QUMARE)
Environmental impact assessment of airborne particulate matter: the effects of abatement and management strategies (BATMAN)
Project | Published: 2015-08-13

In Finland, PM air pollution has been confirmed as the most important source of environmental burden of disease (EBD). The mainstream international evaluations regarding the effects of air pollution h...

Research & Development > Research and development projects > Projects > Environmental impact assessment of airborne particulate matter: the effects of abatement and management strategies (BATMAN)
Understanding the link between Air pollution and Distribution of related Health Impacts and Welfare in the Nordic countries (NordicWelfAir)
Project | Published: 2016-02-19

The impacts from air pollution are not equally distributed, but depend on socio-demograhic and socio-economic factors, including age, gender, social status, education level, ethnic group, living condi...

Research & Development > Research and development projects > Projects > Understanding the link between Air pollution and Distribution of related Health Impacts and Welfare in the Nordic countries (NordicWelfAir)
Finnish Sustainable Communities FISU - vitality from resource wisdom
News | Published: 2015-06-09

No waste, no emissions, no overconsumption. Four Finnish cities, Jyväskylä, Lappeenranta, Turku and Forssa, have committed to working towards becoming carbon neutral and waste-free and curbing overcon......

Current > News > Finnish Sustainable Communities FISU - vitality from resource wisdom
Let emission-free power go around – bring solar power home!
News | Published: 2015-06-09

The idea promoter ‘Yllätetään yhteiskunta’ (‘Let’s surprise society’) wants good practices to go around in Finland. The Finnish Environment Institute (SYKE) and the HINKU municipalities aiming at carb......

Current > News > Let emission-free power go around – bring solar power home!

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