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Finland showcased among the circular economy front runners in a new EEA report
News | Published: 2020-04-07

The EEA report ‘Resource efficiency and the circular economy in Europe 2019 – even more from less’ was published on 1st of April 2020. Finland has plenty of excellent examples of policies, strategies ......

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Carbon footprint of Finnish household consumption increasing, carbon footprint of public procurement calculated for the first time
News | Published: 2020-02-27

The consumption-based greenhouse gas emissions have not decreased between years 2005 and 2015 although the territorial emissions decreased substantially The majority of consumption-based emissions are......

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Research & Development > Consumption and production > Carbon footprint of Finnish household consumption increasing, carbon footprint of public procurement calculated for the first time
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...

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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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Circular economy
Content page | Published: 2019-07-11

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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