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SYKE Policy Brief: Environmental drug load can be reduced
News | Published: 2019-05-23

As the use of pharmaceuticals increases, increasing amounts of drug residues end up in sewage treatment plants. Environmental drug load can be reduced by introducing more advanced treatment method and......

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First overview on chemicalization of aquatic environment completed
Press release | Published: 2019-05-06

A new assessment of levels of harmful substances in Finnish waters has been completed. According to monitoring activities, harmful levels of mercury, fire retardants and surface treatment agents are f......

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Research & Development > Water > Monitoring > First overview on chemicalization of aquatic environment completed
Pharmaceuticals screened systematically for the first time in the Baltic Sea
Press release | Published: 2018-09-21

CWPharma, an EU-funded project, has started screening active pharmaceutical ingredients in six river basin districts to get a better picture of the sources, emissions and environmental concentrations ......

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Research & Development > Research and development projects > EU projects > Pharmaceuticals screened systematically for the first time in the Baltic Sea
Research & Development > Research and development projects > Pharmaceuticals screened systematically for the first time in the Baltic Sea
Research & Development > Sea > Pharmaceuticals screened systematically for the first time in the Baltic Sea
Bioassays as tools for assessing safety of sewage sludge fertilizer usage - harmful substances and microplastics under observation (BIOLTA)
Project | Published: 2018-07-18

Research & Development > Research and development projects > Projects > Bioassays as tools for assessing safety of sewage sludge fertilizer usage - harmful substances and microplastics under observation (BIOLTA)
Work packages
Content page | Published: 2017-11-13

  Overview of HAZBREF project activites and connections between work packages © Marianna Korpi   Click the name of the work package in the left to...

Research & Development > Research and development projects > Projects > Hazardous industrial chemicals in the IED BREFs (HAZBREF) > Work packages
Managing chemicals and material cycles
Content page | Published: 2018-01-02

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 ......

Research & Development > Circular economy > Managing chemicals and material cycles

Content page | Published: 2019-07-15

Project examples Research, development and innovation supporting the sustainability of circular economy CIRCWASTE - Towards Circular Economy in Finland Transition Pathways Towa...

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Events and meetings
Content page | Published: 2017-11-13

Latest meeting: Interim Stakeholder Conference in Tallinn 21–22 May 2019 The conference began with the work package leaders presenting the current status of different project ac...

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

  Best practices in chemicals management in industry (Work Package 4) Leader of the work package is Institute for Ecology of Industrial areas (IETU). The work package consi...

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

  Identification of target substances (Work Package 2) Leader of the work package is German Environmental Agency (UBA). This work package consists of two groups of activiti...

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

  Policy improvement (Work Package 3) Leader of the work package is German Environmental Agency (UBA). The work package consists of two groups of activities: 3.1 A...

Research & Development > Research and development projects > Projects > Hazardous industrial chemicals in the IED BREFs (HAZBREF) > Work packages > Policy improvement (WP3)
In a circular economy materials need to be recycled – not hazardous substances
Press release | Published: 2017-06-05

In a circular economy the aim is for products and materials to be kept in use for as long as possible, but the material cycles should not impose risks on people or the environment. The Policy Brief pu......

Research & Development > Consumption and production > In a circular economy materials need to be recycled – not hazardous substances
Main publications relevant to the EPIC project from the project organization
Content page | Published: 2017-03-24

EPIC project publications Ajo P., 2018. Hydroxyl radical behavior in water treatment with gas-phase pulsed corona discharge, Acta Universitatis Lappeenrantaensis 793, 1456-4491. http://ur...

Research & Development > Research and development projects > Projects > Efficient Treatment of Pharmaceutical Residue at Source (EPIC) > Main publications relevant to the EPIC project from the project organization
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...

Research & Development > Research and development projects > Projects > CIRCWASTE - Towards Circular Economy in Finland
KGZ-Water / Son-Kul
Project | Published: 2016-12-12

The project will mainly work towards increasing the capacity of Kyrgyz environmental authorities in order for them to be able to determine POP compounds (Persistent Organic Pollutants) from water, se...

Research & Development > Research and development projects > Projects > KGZ-Water / Son-Kul
Efficient Treatment of Pharmaceutical Residue at Source (EPIC)
Project | Published: 2016-10-07

Shortcut: http://www.syke.fi/projects/epic     Project description Objectives Work packages P...

Research & Development > Research and development projects > Projects > Efficient Treatment of Pharmaceutical Residue at Source (EPIC)
Low levels of environmental toxins in Lapland, climate change and new chemicals the main risks
Press release | Published: 2016-08-24

The Finnish Lapland is renowned for its purity, even if environmental toxins are present at low concentrations in the air, water and living organisms. The main concern in the Arctic region is the long......

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Decision Aid for Marine Munitions - DAIMON
Project | Published: 2016-04-07

    After the 2 nd World War, a large amount of chemical weapons and ammunition was dumped in the Baltic Sea and the Skagerra...

Research & Development > Research and development projects > Projects > Decision Aid for Marine Munitions - DAIMON
Multilevel assessment of sustainable oil spill response measures and their impact on Arctic and subarctic marine environments - OILRES
Project | Published: 2016-04-05

© Kirsten Jørgensen The aim of this project is to strengthen forces of two R&D institutes to develop new innovative ways to enhance the biological and chemical oil spill response...

Research & Development > Research and development projects > Projects > Multilevel assessment of sustainable oil spill response measures and their impact on Arctic and subarctic marine environments - OILRES
Investigating long-range transported contaminants in Finnish Lapland
Press release | Published: 2016-02-23

There is little information available on the presence and concentration of contaminants commonly used in consumer goods in the living environment. The Finnish Environment Institute (SYKE), the Nationa......

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