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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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Young people brainstorming circular business models – Circula game as sounding board 2020-02-11
In the future, more and more people may find employment based on circular economy. A wonderful game called Circula, especially designed for young people, illustrates some of the business opportunities of circular economy.
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Take a biogas bus for a silent and almost zero-emission ride 2019-11-20
The local transport in the Jyväskylä region in Finland has used environmentally-friendly low-emission biogas buses since July.
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Mayor Pekka Timonen
Lahti becomes the European Green Capital in 2021 2019-08-16
The City of Lahti is a Circwaste pioneering municipality and a FISU-municipality and now it is the first Finnish city to be appointed as the European Green Capital.
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