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Circular Economy and product policy instruments (KITUPO)
Project | Published: 2020-05-25

Many targets have been set for the circular economy including reductions in the use of natural resources, keeping products in the cycles for as long as it is environmentally arguable and recycling ...

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Riina Antikainen in memoriam
News | Published: 2020-04-22

  Riina Antikainen, Director of SYKE’s Strategic Programme for Sustainable Circular Economy has passed away on 21 April 2020. The sad news about the loss of our dear colleague on a b......

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More vegetables, more contact with nature, less food waste - new operating model for day-care centres
Press release | Published: 2019-12-09

Children like vegetables, fruit, and berries that they have grown and cooked themselves. Day-care centres can reduce their food wastage through long-term cooperation and planning. Interaction between ......

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SYKE Policy Brief: Quantitative goals need to be set for reducing use of raw materials
Press release | Published: 2019-09-30

A circular economy makes it possible to significantly reduce the consumption of raw materials. The advancement of a circular economy requires ambitious quantitative goals for the reduction of the use ......

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SYKE Policy Brief: Much work remains to be done on behalf of sustainability in mining
News | Published: 2019-08-29

Much work remains to be done on behalf of sustainability in mining. Environmental points of view must be considered in all phases of a mine's life cycle, from ore prospecting, all the way to the closi......

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Just transition: Tackling inequalities on the way to a sustainable, healthy and climate-neutral food system (JUST-FOOD)
Project | Published: 2019-08-07

JUST FOOD explores and develops means for making the transition to a healthy and climate-smart food system just, sustainable, and socially acceptable. The existing sustainability transition re...

Research & Development > Research and development projects > Projects > Just transition: Tackling inequalities on the way to a sustainable, healthy and climate-neutral food system (JUST-FOOD)
Towards Carbon Neutral Municipalities and Regions (CANEMURE)
Project | Published: 2019-06-17

  Canemure, the Towards Carbon Neutral Municipalities and Regions -project implements practical measures for climate change mitigation during a six year period, from 2018 to 20...

Research & Development > Research and development projects > Projects > Towards Carbon Neutral Municipalities and Regions (CANEMURE)
Are there ghost nets in Finnish waters?
Press release | Published: 2019-05-29

Ghost nets refer to nets and other gear lost by fishermen that fish by themselves in seas and bodies of water. They are harmful to animals and constitute a part of the plastic problem in the seas. The......

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WasteLess Karelias
Project | Published: 2019-02-14

The project tackles littering and improves waste management in rural villages in North Karelia, Finland, and the Karelian Republic, Russia. We encourage and support local residents, author...

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Large EU Life project for Finland to mitigate climate change
Press release | Published: 2018-12-21

The European Commission has granted 9.1 million euros to Finland to help mitigate climate change. The ‘Towards Carbon Neutral Municipalities’ (CANEMURE) project, which has been approved for the Life ......

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Nordic Environmental Footprint Conference - From theory to market conditions
Event | Event starts: 2018-09-18

Could environmental footprints be a game-changing policy tool in the future? At the conference you learn about the new approach and how it may become a market standard for environmental communication ......

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How does society need to change?
Content page | Published: 2018-09-13

Transition to circular economy All economic activity should be based on circular economy. The circular economy is an economic model in which more goods are not constantly produced. Tra...

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Transition to circular economy
Content page | Published: 2018-09-13

All economic activity should be based on circular economy . The circular economy is an economic model in which more goods are not constantly produced. Instead of ownership, consumption is based on t......

Finland and sustainable well-being > How does society need to change? > Transition to circular economy
We need strict targets for reducing emissions
Content page | Published: 2018-09-13

Finland has committed itself to the Paris Agreement aimed at limiting the warming of the climate to a maximum of 1.5 degrees. The aim is an ambitious one and it requires a rapid curbing of emission g......

Finland and sustainable well-being > How does society need to change? > We need strict targets for reducing emissions
Finland and sustainable well-being
Content page | Published: 2018-08-15

Respecting the limits of the earth is a prerequisite for the well-being of humanity. The circular economy, low carbon emissions, and securing biodiversity move society in a sustainable direction. Acc...

Finland and sustainable well-being
Materials
Content page | Published: 2018-08-29

Introduction to sustainable development goals by using soil-human microbiota as a case, EevaFurman, ESM 21062018 Agenda2030 - challenges and solutions Finland and globally, EevaFurman, Czh...

Finland and sustainable well-being > Materials
Business oppourtunities
Content page | Published: 2018-07-05

Biogas plants provide new livelihoods for agricultural areas in several areas. Biogas plants generate energy that can be used by the plant itself or it can be sold in different forms. Digestate can b...

Nutrients, energy and livelihood for the countryside from a biogas plant (BioRaEE) > Utilisation of biogas > Business oppourtunities
Challenges
Content page | Published: 2018-07-05

Biogas producers have faced challenges to find functioning and cost-efficient processing technologies. Solids and liquids can be separated from digestate, in which case the phosphorous-rich...

Nutrients, energy and livelihood for the countryside from a biogas plant (BioRaEE) > Recycled fertilizers > Challenges
Energy
Content page | Published: 2018-07-05

Biogas consists mainly of methane and carbon dioxide. Methane can be used in energy production in a similar manner as natural gas. Biogas is a valuable fuel that can be used for several purpos...

Nutrients, energy and livelihood for the countryside from a biogas plant (BioRaEE) > Utilisation of biogas > Energy
Environmental impacts
Content page | Published: 2018-07-05

In this project, the environmental impacts of digestate processing and the generated recycled fertilizers are assessed with means of life cycle assessment (LCA). These impacts are compared to th...

Nutrients, energy and livelihood for the countryside from a biogas plant (BioRaEE) > Nutrient cycles, environment and economics > Environmental impacts

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