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More reliable information with Product Environmental Footprint
Press release | Published: 2019-11-21

There are dozens of different environmental labels and ecodesign tools for products in operation in the marketplace. The environmental information on products intended for consumers should be harmonis......

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Only some biodegradable plastics actually decompose rapidly in the Baltic Sea
Press release | Published: 2019-11-14

The Finnish Environment Institute has studied how biodegradable and bio-based materials actually decompose in the Baltic Sea marine environment. A set of tests in the sea revealed that some materials ......

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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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Independent Group of Scientists: The state of global sustainable development is serious, solutions exist
Press release | Published: 2019-09-11

The Independent Group of Scientists appointed by the UN has assessed the state of global sustainable development as worrying. Although positive developments can be found in the world, certain issues m......

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Towards Eco-Welfare State: Orchestrating for Systemic Impact (ORSI)
Project | Published: 2019-08-16

The ORSI research project develops steering practices that enable the transformation to a Finnish eco-welfare state with ecologically effective and societally legitimate measures.  The ob...

Research & Development > Research and development projects > Projects > Towards Eco-Welfare State: Orchestrating for Systemic Impact (ORSI)
Report: Shift to climate-friendly diet requires a systemic change
Press release | Published: 2019-08-21

The climate impacts of diet can be reduced by 30 to 40 per cent by changing our diets and taking care of the carbon reserve in arable land. According to the final report of the FoodMinimum project, sh......

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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)
Kraanavesi – Tap water from Finland
Content page | Published: 2019-06-05

Kuva: Kai Widell / SYKE High quality tap water Finland has pure and healthy tap water, which is available almost anywhere free of charge. In Finnish we call it "kraanavesi" or "...

Research & Development > Research and development projects > Projects > Turn the tap on > Kraanavesi – Tap water from Finland
Turn the tap on
Project | Published: 2019-04-26

Photo: Visit Finland Promoting Nordic tap water "Turn the tap on - Rent vatten från kranen" campaign is launched to promote and educate tourists and locals about pure tap water ...

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The updated Climate diet calculator helps in reducing the carbon footprint
Press release | Published: 2019-04-08

The renewed by the Finnish Environment Institute is even clearer than before in guiding people towards tangible actions to reduce the carbon footprint. The user interface of the calculator has been r......

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Tampere joins the Carbon Neutral Municipalities network – the entire city region aiming for carbon neutrality by 2030
Press release | Published: 2019-04-05

Tampere City Region is strengthening its commitment to strict carbon neutrality targets. As the central city of the region, Tampere joined the Carbon Neutral Municipalities (HINKU) network by decision......

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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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Low exposure of people to microplastics through drinking water
Press release | Published: 2018-11-16

According to a preliminary study, Finnish household water contains only small amounts of microplastics. Water treatment processes effectively remove particles from the raw water that is used in the pr......

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Eating and Energy Use Reconfigured (EE-TRANS)
Project | Published: 2018-10-16

Growing concerns for climate change call for radical systemic changes in society in terms of both production and consumption. In order to develop the current understanding of reconfigurations require...

Research & Development > Research and development projects > Projects > Eating and Energy Use Reconfigured (EE-TRANS)
New methods of environmental footprints can be a game changer for companies
Press release | Published: 2018-09-21

New methods for calculation of the environmental footprint open possibilities for businesses to document and communicate their environmental performance in a more simplified and verifiable way. With t......

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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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The winners of the ‘Meriroskahaaste’ challenge prize address different stages of marine littering
Press release | Published: 2018-09-14

The goal of the ‘Meriroskahaaste’ marine litter challenge prize was to find solutions to decrease the amount of litter ending up in the Baltic Sea. The winning trio – Paptic Ltd, VTT’s PlastBug team, ......

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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

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