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Hazardous industrial chemicals in the IED BREFs (HAZBREF)
Project | Published: 2017-09-27

Short address: www.syke.fi/projects/hazbref Download the HAZBREF Newsletter December 2021.pdf   HAZBREF reports Final HAZBREF Stakeholder Conference 4 June 2020 Downlo...

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Digital monitoring of reuse and waste prevention in the Nordics!
Event | Event starts: 2022-10-12

The Nordic countries are all facing similar challenges in taking on the circular transition our societies must go through. There is a need for sharing of current developments, practices, and approache......

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PlastLIFE SIP – Re-thinking plastics in a sustainable circular economy
Project | Published: 2022-09-08

PlastLIFE  SIP – Re-thinking plastics in a sustainable circular economy project promotes the implementation of the Plastics Roadmap for Finland (PRfF) during seven years, 2023-2029. The ultimate...

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European countries provide a variety of solutions to the plastic challenge
Press release | Published: 2022-08-11

European countries are taking action to promote the circular economy of plastics and to prevent their negative impacts. The Finnish Environment Institute SYKE examined the selection of measures in dif......

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Finnish material flow analysis and scenario work on the use of natural resources in support of circular economy agreement
Project | Published: 2022-03-16

Background In April 2021, Finnish Government set a resolution on the Strategic Programme for Circular Economy . The basis of the resolution is a vision that Finnish economy will be based on a...

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Dissertation: Towards circular economy in wastewater management – Environmental impacts, benefits and drawbacks of improved nutrient recovery and recycling by source separation
Press release | Published: 2022-06-09

According to the dissertation, source separation of wastewater would significantly increase the efficiency of nutrient recovery from wastewater. Meanwhile, the climate impact of wastewater treatment w......

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Information concerning the environmental impacts and health effects of plastics is lacking – more data is needed especially on health effects and impacts on terrestrial environment
Press release | Published: 2022-06-09

Information on the environmental impacts and health effects of plastics is still lacking, tells a recent study by the Finnish Environment Institute and the Finnish Institute for Health and Welfare. Pl......

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Research & Development > Sea > Information concerning the environmental impacts and health effects of plastics is lacking – more data is needed especially on health effects and impacts on terrestrial environment
Research & Development > Water > Information concerning the environmental impacts and health effects of plastics is lacking – more data is needed especially on health effects and impacts on terrestrial environment
Expert group: Use nutrients in wastewater to safeguard food production during the fertiliser crisis
Press release | Published: 2022-05-31

Food security and nutrient self-sufficiency can be improved by enhancing nutrient recycling. A group of leading experts in agriculture, food production and the environment proposes a set of measures t......

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Sorting of household waste in rural areas improved in North Karelia
Press release | Published: 2022-05-12

The raising of awareness, resident cooperation and improvement of waste management infrastructure have improved waste sorting and reduced the amount of mixed waste in villages in North Karelia. ...

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Guidance to implement the “Do No Significant Harm” (DNSH) principle required by the EU funding facility for measures under the Finnish recovery and resilience plan
News | Published: 2022-04-27

The funding of projects under the Finnish recovery and resilience plan is only possible if the projects comply with the “Do No Significant Harm” principle. The project shall not for example weaken the......

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WasteLess Karelias
Project | Published: 2019-02-14

The project tackles littering and improves waste management in rural villages in North Karelia, Finland, and the Karelian Republic, Russia. We encourage and support local residents, authorities and c...

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Leveraging sustainability transformation (LEVERAGE)
Project | Published: 2022-03-18

Leverage points have been proposed as one of the boundary objects in sustainability science that aim to explain how sustainability transformation can be accelerated. The concept of leverage points (M...

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Bioassays as tools for assessing safety of sewage sludge fertilizer usage - harmful substances and microplastics under observation (BIOLTA)
Project | Published: 2018-07-18

Approximately one million tons of solid matter, known as sewage sludge, is separated from wastewater annually in Finnish wastewater treatment plants. 90 % of the nutrient rich sludge is used in agric...

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Annika Johansson
Content page | Published: 2022-01-20

Researcher Sustainable Use of Natural Resources Contact information Email: annika.johansson@syke.fi Tel: +358 29 525 2006 Finnish Environment Institute (SYKE) ......

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LCA research in SYKE
Content page | Published: 2022-01-20

SYKE LCA research produces science-based knowledge that helps different stakeholders to act. For example, policy makers to do more sustainable decisions, citizen to do better consumption choices and ...

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LCA
Content page | Published: 2022-01-20

Life Cycle Assessment (LCA) is an established method to simultaneously quantify multiple environmental impacts arising from the whole value chain including all processes related to the life cycle of ...

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Household waste turns into new raw materials
Press release | Published: 2021-12-21

The WasteLess Karelias project, funded by the Karelia CBC programme, revealed that all plastic, glass, cardboard and metal waste sorted in Juuka is treated either in Finland or abroad. Recycling produ......

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SYKE Policy Brief: It is time for sustainability transformation
Press release | Published: 2021-12-09

It is time to move beyond solving environmental problems one by one, to systemic societal sustainability transformations. This is the message of the SYKE Policy Brief published today. Sustainability t......

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Research: Recycling the metals and minerals of smartphones and televisions is difficult, design is key
Press release | Published: 2021-11-02

Great expectations are being set for digital solutions to reach climate targets, but their environmental impacts are not widely known. For example, the demand for critical raw materials used in smartp......

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Ceramic Demolition Waste in Circular Economy
Project | Published: 2021-10-08

                  Recycling and reuse of ceramic waste is a way forward into a circular e...

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