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Circular economy
Content page | Published: 2018-01-02

The circular economy is about to replace the linear economic system that is based on consuming materials and discarding them after use. The circular economy involves a reduction in the consumption of...

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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...

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Ten municipalities to become forerunners of the circular economy
Press release | Published: 2017-11-20

Ten Finnish municipalities − Ii, Jyväskylä, Kuopio, Lahti, Lappeenranta, Porvoo, Riihimäki, Rovaniemi, Turku and Vantaa − have committed themselves to promoting the circular economy in an ambitious an......

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CIRCWASTE - Towards Circular Economy in Finland
Project | Published: 2017-04-13

CIRCWASTE is a seven-year LIFE IP project that promotes efficient use of material flows, waste prevention and new waste and resource management concepts. All actions contribute to implementing the na...

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Emissions by carbon-neutral municipalities down by almost 20 per cent in six years
Press release | Published: 2014-05-14

Sixteen municipalities involved in the Towards Carbon-Neutral Municipalities (Canemu, HINKU in Finnish) project reduced their greenhouse gas emissions by an average of 19% between 2007 and 2012. The g......

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Sustainable Use of Natural Resources and the Finnish Economy (SURE)
Project | Published: 2013-05-15

Project description The project will evaluate opportunities for decoupling Finnish economic growth from the use of natural resources and environmental impacts. The relationship between resou...

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Carbon sequestration in climate impacts assessment of wood construction
Project | Published: 2013-04-11

Project description The project aims to examine the climate impacts of wood construction and study how to include carbon sequestration in calculation of climate impacts of buildings and b...

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