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Developing pilot accounts for marine, freshwater and urban ecosystems and packaging materials (ENVECOPACK)
Project | Published: 2021-03-18

ENVECOPACK is a two-year project (2021-2023) co-financed with Eurostat 2020 grants on environmental and ecosystem accounting and waste statistics.  First, we look at pilot marine and freshw...

Research & Development > Research and development projects > Projects > Developing pilot accounts for marine, freshwater and urban ecosystems and packaging materials (ENVECOPACK)
Kati Pitkänen
Content page | Published: 2021-03-16

Senior researcher    PhD, human geography Adjunct professor, Geographies of leisure and second homes, University of Oulu Environmental Policy Centre/Behavioral Chang......

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Circular Design Network (CircDNet)
Project | Published: 2021-02-18

Project background and objectives With increasing environmental pressures and decreasing resources, we need a transition to a circular economy. When enabling and speeding up circular tran...

Research & Development > Research and development projects > Projects > Circular Design Network (CircDNet)
In Russian
Content page | Published: 2020-12-22

Основная информация о проекте Начало проекта : 2018 год Конец проекта: 2022 год Ответственный за проект : Кати Питкянен Команда проекта: Тару Пелтола, Йоханна Ниемистё, Анне Холма ...

Research & Development > Research and development projects > Projects > WasteLess Karelias > In Russian
A circular economy allows reduction in the consumption of natural resources
Published: 2020-12-10

Bigger picture:  A circular economy allows reduction in the consumption of natural resources (PDF ) ...

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Circular economy infographics
Content page | Published: 2020-12-16

On this site you find a collection of circular economy illustrations and infographics from SYKE publications over the years. The content is free to download and use. Clicking on the titles on this pa...

Research & Development > Circular economy > Circular economy infographics
Cropland area required around the world by Finnish food consumption
Published: 2020-12-10

Clearing forest for agricultural use leads to the risk of global species loss especially in tropical countries. For example, areas where coffee and cocoa are grown have many endemic species that are ......

Research & Development > Circular economy > Circular economy infographics > Cropland area required around the world by Finnish food consumption
Not a single country has achieved a high level of well-being in an ecologically sustainable way
Published: 2020-12-10

The social and ecological sustainability levels vary among the countries of the world. It would be the most sustainable and fair for a country to achieve well-being without exceeding the planetary bo......

Research & Development > Circular economy > Circular economy infographics > Not a single country has achieved a high level of well-being in an ecologically sustainable way
Policy instruments and levels of the circular economy
Published: 2020-12-10

A notable part of the existing regulation focuses on the outermost cycles of the circular economy – namely waste policies. Many of the instruments affecting the inner cycles limit and control the reu......

Research & Development > Circular economy > Circular economy infographics > Policy instruments and levels of the circular economy
Raw material consumption and economic development in Finland
Published: 2020-12-10

Raw material consumption in Finland follows the development of gross domestic product. The goal would be to avoid growth in raw material consumption even if GDP grows. RMC reveals how much raw materi......

Research & Development > Circular economy > Circular economy infographics > Raw material consumption and economic development in Finland
Regulatory framework for management of chemicals during the life cycle of a product. 
Published: 2020-12-10

Bigger picture:  Regulatory framework for management of chemicals (PDF) ...

Research & Development > Circular economy > Circular economy infographics > Regulatory framework for management of chemicals during the life cycle of a product.
Social goals that have been achieved by Finland and how they relate to the planetary boundaries
Published: 2020-12-10

Finland has achieved the social goals in all areas except employment. However, Finnish consumption is not sustainable; the environmental impact of per capita consumption exceeds the fair level. ......

Research & Development > Circular economy > Circular economy infographics > Social goals that have been achieved by Finland and how they relate to the planetary boundaries
The concept of sustainable circular bioeconomy
Published: 2020-12-10

Bigger picture:  The concept of sustainable circular bioeconomy (PDF) ...

Research & Development > Circular economy > Circular economy infographics > The concept of sustainable circular bioeconomy
The planetary boundaries
Published: 2020-12-10

The planetary boundaries (green line) have already been overstepped in climate change, biodiversity loss, flows of nitrogen and phosphorus, and land use change. Planetary boundary processes are inter......

Research & Development > Circular economy > Circular economy infographics > The planetary boundaries
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, authorities and c...

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Story Portal
Published: 2020-10-23

The WasteLess project works with rural villages and schools in order to develop recycling solutions and help prevent excess waste. We are documenting our various events, meetings and new ideas in vid...

Research & Development > Research and development projects > Projects > WasteLess Karelias > Story Portal
Managing chemicals in the circular economy
Published: 2020-12-07

In a sustainable circular economy harmful substances are reduced at all stages of a product's life cycle. See bigger picture: Managing chemicals in the circular economy.pdf  ......

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Material flows in Finland 2015
Published: 2020-12-07

Promotion of a circular economy is worthwhile especially in industries which use large amounts of natural resources. Since 2015 total use of natural resources has grown to some degree. The bigg......

Research & Development > Circular economy > Circular economy infographics > Material flows in Finland 2015
The elements and benefits of the circular economy
Published: 2020-12-07

Circular economy seeks for economic and environmental benefits. The bigger picture: Elements and benefits of the circular economy.pdf ...

Research & Development > Circular economy > Circular economy infographics > The elements and benefits of the circular economy
Eeva Primmer and Eeva Furman: What is the role of knowledge and knowledge producers in sustainability transition?
2020-11-18

Sustainability transition requires addressing wicked complex bundles of problems and new unforeseen risks. Sustainability transition redistributes benefits and impacts - and forces us to give up our o......

Current > Ratkaisuja-blogi > Eeva Primmer and Eeva Furman: What is the role of knowledge and knowledge producers in sustainability transition?

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