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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
Guidance
Content page | Published: 2018-07-05

Since new products do not typically have a type designation in the fertilizer regulation, the project aims to make an application in collaboration with the responsible authority (Evira). The aim is to...

Nutrients, energy and livelihood for the countryside from a biogas plant (BioRaEE) > Recycled fertilizers in field test > Guidance
Nutrient cycles, environment and economics
Content page | Published: 2018-07-05

In this project, whole value chains, from raw materials to end-products, are assessed and their environmental and economic impacs are considered....

Nutrients, energy and livelihood for the countryside from a biogas plant (BioRaEE) > Nutrient cycles, environment and economics
Nutrients
Content page | Published: 2018-07-05

Storing recycled fertilizers in Biokymppi's property in Kitee. The biogas plant digestate is mostly suitable to be used as fertilizers and dressing. The biogas is produced in a ...

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

Field tests in Kitee, Finland. Photo: Tanja Myllyviita It is essential to understand what kind of fertilizers are to be produced from the process and to adjust the technologies accor...

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

In this project, the cost-effectiveness of digestate fertilizers from the farmers’ perspective is assessed. The main target is to assess the viable price range for the recycled fertili...

Nutrients, energy and livelihood for the countryside from a biogas plant (BioRaEE) > Nutrient cycles, environment and economics > Profitability
Recycled fertilizers
Content page | Published: 2018-07-05

Technology for spreading the recycled fertilizers. Photo: Ari-Matti Seppänen Unprocessed biogas digestate is not a straightforward fertilizer from the farmers’ perspective. N...

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

Spreading the recycled fertilizers in Kitee. Photo: Antti Kokkonen The aim of this project is to develop in collaboration with farmers recycled fertilizers which are efficient, safe to us...

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

The fertilization effect of concentrated processed digestate is tested in field tests with typical crops: cereal, grass and greenhouse cucumber. In these field tests, processed digestate is comp...

Nutrients, energy and livelihood for the countryside from a biogas plant (BioRaEE) > Recycled fertilizers in field test > Testing
Utilisation of biogas
Content page | Published: 2018-07-05

For example cattle manure can be used as raw material for recycled fertilizers. Photo: Tapio Heikkilä Biogas production is based on a multiphase composition process generated by mic...

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

EIP operational groups increase profitability, efficiency and sustainability of the agriculture and other primary production. Operational groups are developing a substantial innovation for agricultur...

Nutrients, energy and livelihood for the countryside from a biogas plant (BioRaEE) > Project description > EIP-AGRI
Nutrients, energy and livelihood for the countryside from a biogas plant (BioRaEE)
Content page | Published: 2018-08-23

In this project, we assess farmers’ needs for recycled fertilizers and assess their environmental impacts for both farms and production chains. Refinement of biogas digestate is under an eval...

Nutrients, energy and livelihood for the countryside from a biogas plant (BioRaEE)
Nutrients, energy and livelihood for the countryside from a biogas plant (BioRaEE)
Project | Published: 2018-07-05

Project description The Finnish government is aiming at increasing nutrient recycling. The aim is that in 2025 half of the farm animals’ manure and wastewater treatment plant sludge is recycled....

Research & Development > Research and development projects > Projects > Nutrients, energy and livelihood for the countryside from a biogas plant (BioRaEE)
Project description
Content page | Published: 2018-07-05

The Finnish government is aiming at increasing nutrient recycling. The aim is that in 2025 half of the farm animals’ manure and wastewater treatment plant sludge is recycled. Biogas production c...

Nutrients, energy and livelihood for the countryside from a biogas plant (BioRaEE) > Project description
Project partners
Content page | Published: 2018-07-05

The main partner in this project is Finnish Environment Institute (SYKE). Other partners are Natural Resources Institute Finland (Luke), Karelia University of Applied Sciences, BioKymppi (biogas plant...

Nutrients, energy and livelihood for the countryside from a biogas plant (BioRaEE) > Project description > Project partners
A future the planet can accommodate requires policy change in Finland as well
Press release | Published: 2018-05-30

The United Nations Agenda 2030 puts binding goals on countries for the promotion of sustainable well-being. However, research indicates that Finland cannot achieve these goals because our ecological s......

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Research & Development > Consumption and production > A future the planet can accommodate requires policy change in Finland as well
Experimentation culture in Finland - Lessons learned, systemic operations model and recommendations
Project | Published: 2018-03-01

Promoting experiments and experimentation culture is one of the main means how Prime Minister Sipilä’s Government Programme is renewing society and procedures of different sectors, as well as indu...

Research & Development > Research and development projects > Projects > Experimentation culture in Finland - Lessons learned, systemic operations model and recommendations
Promotion of sustainable circular bioeconomy in North Karelia
Project | Published: 2018-01-22

The collaborative project of Finnish Environment Institute and Natural Resources Institute Finland during years 2018-2020 primarily targets at developing sustainable business models for actors in cir...

Research & Development > Research and development projects > Projects > Promotion of sustainable circular bioeconomy in North Karelia
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
Projects
Content page | Published: 2019-09-17

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

Research & Development > Circular economy > Projects

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