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Content page | Published: 2022-10-07

Pinja Näkki, Eeva Eronen-Rasimus, Hermanni Kaartokallio, Harri Kankaanpää, Outi Setälä, Emil Vahtera, Maiju Lehtiniemi:  Polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbon sorption and bacterial community com...

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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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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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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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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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International cooperation to reduce pollution in Barents region continues despite of pandemic
Press release | Published: 2021-04-06

Environment continues to be a high priority for the Barents cooperation. Foreign Ministers of the four Barents countries - Finland, Norway, Russia and Sweden - emphasized it during the annual Internat......

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Microplastics are found in all waters, quantities in aquatic organisms and fish vary
Press release | Published: 2020-08-24

Microplastics are found in all water systems and in fish, bivalve molluscs and benthic fauna. Microplastics cause stress to the aquatic organisms and may expose them to harmful substances. These were ......

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Danielle Bansfield
Content page | Published: 2020-06-04

  External researcher/ doctoral student Email:firstname.surname@syke.fi Phone: +358 295251934 Finnish Environment Institute SYKE Marine Research Centre External resea......

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Road traffic is a significant source of microplastics
Press release | Published: 2020-03-24

A report compiled by the Finnish Environment Institute SYKE has produced a clearer picture of litter in the Finnish marine environment. On beaches close to residential areas 90% of the litter visible ......

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Only some biodegradable plastics actually decompose rapidly in the Baltic Sea
Press release | Published: 2019-11-14

The Finnish Environment Institute has studied how biodegradable and bio-based materials actually decompose in the Baltic Sea marine environment. A set of tests in the sea revealed that some materials ......

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Helena Dahlbo
Content page | Published: 2019-09-06

Senior Research Scientist Centre for Sustainable Consumption and Production / Waste and Circular Economy Email: firstname.lastname@syke.fi Telephone: + 358 29 29 525 1095 Finnish Enviro......

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The winners of the ‘Meriroskahaaste’ challenge prize address different stages of marine littering
Press release | Published: 2018-09-14

The goal of the ‘Meriroskahaaste’ marine litter challenge prize was to find solutions to decrease the amount of litter ending up in the Baltic Sea. The winning trio – Paptic Ltd, VTT’s PlastBug team, ......

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Microlitter – a challenge for wastewater treatment plants
Press release | Published: 2018-05-15

M.Sc. Julia Talvitie’s doctoral dissertation indicates that wastewater treatment plants function well for microlitter removal, but the environmental burden caused by microlitter could still be reduced......

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Bio-based and biodegradable plastic materials in the marine environment (UBINAM)
Project | Published: 2022-10-05

Plastic litter pollution of marine environments is a widely recognized environmental problem. The plastic pollution ultimately stems from extensive and ever-increasing use of plastic materials...

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Targeted methods for increasing recycling – economic impacts and feasibility (KEIKKA 2)
Project | Published: 2017-07-10

The recycling rate for municipal solid waste (MSW) has remained close to 30 percent despite many measures taken. In 2015 the computation methods for statistics on MSW were adjusted, and the most rece...

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CIRCWASTE - Towards Circular Economy in Finland
Project | Published: 2017-04-13

CIRCWASTE is a seven-year LIFE IP project that promotes efficient use of material flows, waste prevention and new waste and resource management concepts. All actions contribute to implementing the na...

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