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Speeding up circular economy – Circwaste municipalities and regions actively engaged in programme work 2020-10-06
One of the highlights of circular economy this autumn will be the strategic programme. It is being finalised under the leadership of the Ministry of the Environment and the Ministry of Economic Affairs and Employment in cooperation with major industries, municipalities, and other stakeholders.
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Towards a resource-wise Europe – New Circular Economy Action Plan published 2020-06-15
In March, the European Commission published a new Circular Economy Action Plan. Its goal is for products that end up on the market to be designed and manufactured to be durable, repairable, and recyclable.
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With circular economy towards sustainable development 2020-06-09
The European Commission launched the European Green Deal, a green development programme and roadmap, at the beginning of the year. Its mission is to pave the way for sustainable growth and towards climate neutrality in the member states and Europe as a whole by 2050.
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Pioneering municipalities Ii, Jyväskylä and Rovaniemi release their road maps to circular economy 2020-02-12
In the Circwaste project designed to promote circular economy, the pioneering municipalities Ii, Jyväskylä and Rovaniemi have published their road maps to circular economy to guide the resource wisdom of the municipalities in the future.
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Circblog – A greener future is already being built

The real estate sector plays an important role in mitigating climate change and in the responsible use of natural resources. Buildings use almost 40 per cent of all energy consumed in Finland and are the cause of more than 30 per cent of greenhouse gas emissions.

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By-products versatilely used in North Karelia 2020-10-06
The aim of the Pikes sub-projects has been to search for and test sustainable local methods of recovery of by-products and waste with North Karelian industrial companies and municipalities.
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Lappeenranta one of the finalists in a prestigious international environmental city competition 2020-10-06
Lappeenranta has been chosen as one of the finalists in the competition for the European Green Leaf Award 2021.
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Circwaste pioneers tackling waste generation 2020-10-06
The goal has been to promote material efficiency and recycling tangibly and ambitiously in ten pioneering communities in the circular economy.
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From pilot experiments towards industrial production of recycled plastics 2020-06-23
The Karelia University of Applied Sciences is investigating whether it would be profitable to establish an industrial-scale plant in the North Karelia region, which would handle construction and agricultural plastics collected from the region.
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 Finland as a forerunner in circular economy
Let's take a leap in material efficiency and recycling
A showcase of expertise

We have made a seven years deal to show, how to do things differently. Circular economy brings new business opportunities and saves natural resources.

Circular economy equals smart actions and is a part of the everyday life of all municipal residents. Ten Finnish pioneering municipalities have committed themselves to promoting circular economy in an ambitious and concrete way.

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