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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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Schoolchildren are building a circular economy at Lappeenranta Junior University 2020-06-15
The theme of circular economy is strongly involved in environmental education at Lappeenranta Junior University, also known as Uniori. Uniori is part of LUT University's unique learning and teaching package, which was awarded the best cooperation model of the International Sustainable Campus Network (ISCN) in 2020.
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New ideas from circular economy audits for Riihimäki's resource wisdom work 2020-06-15
In the city of Riihimäki, an extensive circular economy audit of the entire municipal group was carried out in autumn 2019.
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