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Helsinki builds steps towards the UN's Sustainable Development Goals
Press release | Published: 2017-12-08

A high-level international panel of scientific experts will convene in Helsinki on 12 and 13 December. It will prepare assessments based on research data and draw up recommendations to achieve the goa......

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Bio-based and biodegradable plastic materials in the marine environment (UBINAM)
Project | Published: 2017-12-05

Plastic litter pollution of marine environments is a widely recognized environmental problem. The plastic pollution ultimately stems from extensive and ever-increasing use of plastic materials...

Research & Development > Research and development projects > Projects > Bio-based and biodegradable plastic materials in the marine environment (UBINAM)
TRANSCIRC - Transition Pathways Towards Circular Economy
Project | Published: 2017-11-23

  Transition to a circular economy is seen as an essential condition to respond to the challenge of the sustainable use of natural resources in the future. The Transition Pathways To...

Research & Development > Research and development projects > Projects > TRANSCIRC - Transition Pathways Towards Circular Economy
Events and meetings
Content page | Published: 2017-11-13

  Save the date: Kick-off conference for stakeholders and accociated organizations in Helsinki on March 19th-20th 2018!  More information available soon. ...

Research & Development > Research and development projects > Projects > Hazardous industrial chemicals in the IED BREFs (HAZBREF) > Events and meetings
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 s...

Research & Development > Research and development projects > Projects > Hazardous industrial chemicals in the IED BREFs (HAZBREF)
Best practices in industry (WP4)
Content page | Published: 2017-11-13

  Work Package 4: Best practices in chemicals management in industry Leader of WP 4 is Institue for Ecolofy of Industrial areas (IETU). WP 4 consists of 4 groups of activities: ...

Research & Development > Research and development projects > Projects > Hazardous industrial chemicals in the IED BREFs (HAZBREF) > Work packages > Best practices in industry (WP4)
Target chemicals (WP2)
Content page | Published: 2017-11-13

  Work Package 2: Identification of target substances Leader of WP 2 is German Environmental Agency (UBA). This work package consists of two group of acitivies: 2.1 Selecti...

Research & Development > Research and development projects > Projects > Hazardous industrial chemicals in the IED BREFs (HAZBREF) > Work packages > Target chemicals (WP2)
Policy improvement (WP3)
Content page | Published: 2017-11-13

  Work Package 3: Policy Improvement  Leader of WP 3 is German Environmental Agency (UBA). WP 3 consists of two group of activities: 3.1 Analysis of the interfaces, li...

Research & Development > Research and development projects > Projects > Hazardous industrial chemicals in the IED BREFs (HAZBREF) > Work packages > Policy improvement (WP3)
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 ...

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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
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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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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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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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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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)

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