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Boosting Circular Economy – Circular economy advancements from Finland and around the World 2021-06-23
Save the date: Two-day webinar on 29–30 September 2021 about boosting the Circular Economy and sharing experiences.
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The transition to a circular economy requires regional data and quantitative targets 2021-04-29
The Circwaste project has created a lot of political, theoretical and practical content on the concept and field of circular economy. Now published interim report shows the results so far.
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Kiertotalouden edelläkävijäkunnat kuvake
The pioneers in circular economy have an impact 2021-04-28
Representatives from ten municipalities shared their experiences and results from circular economy efforts in their biannual meeting. There were also discussions on the proposal for the circular economy strategic program.
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Ksylitolia kaurasta
Fazer’s xylitol factory wins Circwaste’s annual circular economy award – the pioneering company industrially produces xylitol from oat hulls 2021-04-28
Fazer’s xylitol factory has been recognized with Circwaste’s annual circular economy award. Fazer is building a xylitol production facility in Lahti which is unique on a global scale. The xylitol is produced from oat hulls. The facility serves as a prime example of innovation in modern circular economy.
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Successes of Finland's waste management

High-quality waste management solutions are prerequisite for preserving a safe and clean living environment. The new video represents successes of Finland's waste management.

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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Boosting circular economy with user-oriented experiments in Jyväskylä 2021-03-19
The teachings of environmentally friendly lifestyle were shared in a social media series produced by young people and the services boosting sustainability in the city were collected on one website. The ideas of residents are processed into real circular economy action in Jyväskylä.
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Biojäteastia pihalla
A campaign on shared biowaste containers boosts sorting in the Häme region 2021-03-19
A local waste management company in the Häme region started a campaign called Biokimppa to highlight the theme of their 25th anniversary: biowaste. The residents can, with their family or together with their neighbours, start using a new, ventilated BioSelect container that can be emptied only every four weeks, even in summer months.
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Biomass assessment study in Helsinki region creating footing for circular business 2021-03-19
In the CircVol project, a part of the 6Aika Strategy of the City of Helsinki, an assessment was completed to find out what kind of biological flows, such as industrial biowaste, is produced in the capital region. The project also seeks to achieve the goals of the roadmap of circular and sharing economy, published by the City of Helsinki this year.
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Jenni Nurmi
Recycled materials approved by infrastructure builders in a Finnish Transport Infrastructure Agency road project 2021-03-19
A Circwaste sub-project by Prizztech and the City of Pori investigated the properties of Ecolan Infra®TR ash granules. The recovered materials were used in the Söörmarkku interchange project by the Finnish Transport Infrastructure Agency in Pori for a whole year.
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Copy and recycle the best ideas
 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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