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Circular Economy and product policy instruments (KITUPO)
Project | Published: 2020-05-25

Many targets have been set for the circular economy including reductions in the use of natural resources, keeping products in the cycles for as long as it is environmentally arguable and recycling ...

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Microplastics in Agricultural soil MicrAgri
Project | Published: 2020-05-20

Various products have been developed for agricultural use to facilitate cultivation, increase yields and improve the profitability of agriculture, but which, on the other hand, can act as sources of ...

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HAZBREF BAT webinar on hazardous chemicals management in industry
Content page | Published: 2020-04-24

  Time: April 27th 2020, 12:30 – 16:45 CET The aim of the work shop is to present the draft HAZBREF guidance reports in the following sectors: Surface Treatment of Metals......

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Environmental footprint method to support the assessment of climate impacts of public procurements
Press release | Published: 2020-04-17

The Product Environmental Footprint (PEF) method developed by European Commission is used to assess the environmental impact of products throughout their life cycles. A new study by the Finnish Envir......

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Research & Development > Environmental footprint method to support the assessment of climate impacts of public procurements
Sustainable textile systems: Co-creating resource-wise business for Finland in global textile networks (FINIX)
Project | Published: 2020-04-15

The Finix project will co-create new textile business in Finland in ways that promote global sustainable development. The dominant textile industry relies on low-quality products and fast-fashion bus...

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Finland showcased among the circular economy front runners in a new EEA report
News | Published: 2020-04-07

The EEA report ‘Resource efficiency and the circular economy in Europe 2019 – even more from less’ was published on 1st of April 2020. Finland has plenty of excellent examples of policies, strategies ......

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Eeva Furman: The unbearable slowness of sustainability
2020-04-02

Open science and collaboration have played an important role when combatting the Covid-19. A vaccine would be a major advancement in research, but from the perspective of sustainable development, othe......

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SYKE 25 years
Published: 2020-03-26

Finnish Environment Institute SYKE was established 25 years ago. Our diverse research and expert organisation offers information and multidisciplinary expertise vital to decision-making. Together wit...

SYKE 25 years
Calculators
Content page | Published: 2013-09-18

Finnish Environment Institute has been developing several tools that can calculate and follow the climate impacts of different subjects. Climate Diet - for citizens Climate diet (ilm...

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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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Doctoral dissertation: Climate and health impacts of residential wood combustion in Finland
Press release | Published: 2020-02-28

According to the dissertation by Mikko Savolahti, a researcher at the Finnish Environment Institute, residential wood combustion causes 200 premature deaths in Finland each year. In addition, resident......

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Experts
Published: 2016-02-08

SYKE employs more than 580 professionals, almost 430 of them in research and expert tasks. Our expertise and extensive cooperation with our partners provide valuable new insights into sustainable dev...

Experts
SYKE Policy Brief: Quantitative goals need to be set for reducing use of raw materials
Press release | Published: 2019-09-30

A circular economy makes it possible to significantly reduce the consumption of raw materials. The advancement of a circular economy requires ambitious quantitative goals for the reduction of the use ......

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Blue Platform
Project | Published: 2019-09-16

  Blue Platform Project. Advancing Blue Bioeconomy Capacities in the Baltic Sea Region Finnish Environment Institute (SYKE) is leading a three year Blue Platform project funded ...

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Independent Group of Scientists: The state of global sustainable development is serious, solutions exist
Press release | Published: 2019-09-11

The Independent Group of Scientists appointed by the UN has assessed the state of global sustainable development as worrying. Although positive developments can be found in the world, certain issues m......

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Towards Eco-Welfare State: Orchestrating for Systemic Impact (ORSI)
Project | Published: 2019-08-16

The ORSI research project develops steering practices that enable the transformation to a Finnish eco-welfare state with ecologically effective and societally legitimate measures.  The ob...

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SYKE Policy Brief: Much work remains to be done on behalf of sustainability in mining
News | Published: 2019-08-29

Much work remains to be done on behalf of sustainability in mining. Environmental points of view must be considered in all phases of a mine's life cycle, from ore prospecting, all the way to the closi......

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Assessment of the status of Finland’s waters: Status of lakes and rivers about the same as before, coastal waters have deteriorated
Press release | Published: 2019-08-27

A new assessment of the ecological status of surface waters in Finland shows that 87% of the surface area of our lakes and 68% of our rivers are in good or very good condition. Eutrophication is still......

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Report: Shift to climate-friendly diet requires a systemic change
Press release | Published: 2019-08-21

The climate impacts of diet can be reduced by 30 to 40 per cent by changing our diets and taking care of the carbon reserve in arable land. According to the final report of the FoodMinimum project, sh......

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Publications
Content page | Published: 2017-11-13

  All publications of the project are collected here. Publications of Work Package 2: Hazbref WP 2.2 Technical Report Fate of substances during emission treatmen...

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