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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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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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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Northern marine litter – developing research and stakeholder cooperation in the Baltic Sea and the Arctic (POMERO)
Project | Published: 2021-10-11

The POMERO project investigates the occurrence and effects of marine litter in the Baltic Sea and the Arctic region, and strengthens international cooperation, networking and the participation of Fin...

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CircVol 2 6Aika project: Utilization of high-volume side streams and masses of soil in cities
Project | Published: 2021-10-01

  Objectives The project encourages reusing and utilizing recycled materials in civil and urban construction. The aim is to save valuable and finite natural resources and to red...

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Actions to reduce pharmaceutical emissions in the Baltic Sea region
Press release | Published: 2021-06-21

Since 2017 CWPharma project has worked to gather and produce data on the consumption of pharmaceuticals and their concentrations in the environment, to identify the most problematic compounds and to f......

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Developing pilot accounts for marine, freshwater and urban ecosystems and packaging materials (ENVECOPACK)
Project | Published: 2021-03-18

ENVECOPACK is a two-year project (2021-2023) co-financed with Eurostat 2020 grants on environmental and ecosystem accounting and waste statistics.  First, we look at pilot marine and freshw...

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The Baltic Sea region’s waste management for unused medicines must be improved
Press release | Published: 2020-09-03

CWPharma, a project funded by the EU’s Interreg Baltic Sea Region Programme, has evaluated national-level practices for take-back and disposal of unused medicines and other pharmaceutical waste, for b......

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Efficient waste water treatment processes can help reduce the pharmaceutical load released into the environment
Press release | Published: 2020-07-06

The load of active pharmaceutical ingredients released into the environment can be reduced by treating waste water at primary sources, such as hospitals, healthcare institutes, households and pharmace......

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Novel methods for the accounting of forest ecosystems and circular materials (ENVECO)
Project | Published: 2021-12-10

ENVECO is a one-year project financed by Eurostat grants led by Finnish Environment Institute (SYKE) in partnership with Natural Resources Institute Finland (Luke). The first aim of the project is to...

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SYKE Policy Brief: Environmental drug load can be reduced
News | Published: 2019-05-23

As the use of pharmaceuticals increases, increasing amounts of drug residues end up in sewage treatment plants. Environmental drug load can be reduced by introducing more advanced treatment method and......

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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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Algae from Waste for Combined Biodiesel and Biogas Production (ALDIGA)
Project | Published: 2013-04-11

Project description The main goal was to design and validate a new integrated concept of biowaste-to-energy based on algae and biogas production. The aim was to develop a process requirin...

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Best available techniques for municipal wastewater treatment
Project | Published: 2013-04-17

Project description The goal of the project is to produce a national BAT report for the municipal wastewater treatment in Finland. BAT report presents valuable background informatio...

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Potentials to increase performance of natural resource and energy, development assessments and effects on national economy by 2020 (MATPOT)
Project | Published: 2013-04-17

Project description In the project potentials to improve resource efficiency within the most essential economic sectors and products, development assessments and related impacts of en...

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