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Content page | Published: 2022-01-10

Household waste turns into new raw materials (syke.fi) © Kati Pitkänen Press release December 21th, 2021 Finnish Environment Institute SYKE SYKE found out where the recycl......

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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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Maps and statistics > Household waste turns into new raw materials
Stronger management of hazardous chemicals is needed in industry
Press release | Published: 2021-12-17

There is a clear need to increase the knowledge of the industrial sources of hazardous chemicals and to apply measures to reduce their use and emissions to the environment. Project HAZBREF proposes a ......

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Consumption and production > Stronger management of hazardous chemicals is needed in industry
Pollutant Release and Waste Transfer Data for Finnish Industry and Agriculture published in the map service
Press release | Published: 2021-12-15

Information on the largest sources of pollutant releases and waste transfers for Finnish industry and agriculture can now be found in the public data service at prtr.fi. The purpose of the map service......

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Consumption and production > Pollutant Release and Waste Transfer Data for Finnish Industry and Agriculture published in the map service
Maps and statistics > Pollutant Release and Waste Transfer Data for Finnish Industry and Agriculture published in the map service
Etusivu_julkaisuja_en
Content page | Published: 2021-12-09

SYKE Policy Brief: It is time for sustainability transformation (issuu.com) SYKE Policy Brief: It is time for sustainability transformation It is time to move beyond solving environmenta......

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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......

Consumption and production > SYKE Policy Brief: It is time for sustainability transformation
Environmental marketing claims in Finland – an ongoing research by SYKE
Press release | Published: 2021-12-08

The Finnish Environmental Institute SYKE has collected a sample of environmental claims in internet advertisements during autumn 2021. The share of internet in advertising has continuously grown and w......

Consumption and production > Environmental marketing claims in Finland – an ongoing research by SYKE
Soil improving agents reduce water pollution from agricultural soils – a new guide is now available for farmers
Press release | Published: 2021-12-08

Soil improving agents may quickly and effectively reduce the water pollution from agricultural land. Gypsum, pulp mill fibre, and structural lime have been studied comprehensively, and based on the re......

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Sea > Soil improving agents reduce water pollution from agricultural soils – a new guide is now available for farmers
Waters > Soil improving agents reduce water pollution from agricultural soils – a new guide is now available for farmers
Nationally valuable landscapes
Content page | Published: 2013-11-01

There are 186 areas in Finland that have been classified as nationally valuable landscapes. These are our countryside’s most typical cultural landscapes, whose value is based on their diverse, cultur...

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Mainstreaming ecological restoration of streams, rivers and peatlands promotes green development in Europe
News | Published: 2021-11-17

This year's exceptional weather conditions, such as the floods in Germany, have drawn attention to the inefficiency of dams and flood walls in the flood management. Instead of these, Professor Daniel ......

Waters > Mainstreaming ecological restoration of streams, rivers and peatlands promotes green development in Europe
SYKE collects environmental claims in advertising – take part in a research!
Press release | Published: 2021-11-15

An ad that sparked more questions than answers? SYKE collects examples of environmental advertising form the public....

Consumption and production > SYKE collects environmental claims in advertising – take part in a research!
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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Consumption and production > Research: Recycling the metals and minerals of smartphones and televisions is difficult, design is key
Maps and statistics > Research: Recycling the metals and minerals of smartphones and televisions is difficult, design is key
Climate Research for COP26
News | Published: 2021-10-29

Climate change is one of the most significant and pressing environmental problems that affects the human population. This is why leaders of nations assemble yearly to UN’s climate summit to discuss th......

Climate and air > Climate Research for COP26
Municipalities working towards carbon neutrality
News | Published: 2021-10-28

Finland has multiple examples of ambitious climate action. One of the best examples of climate work is the Hinku network, that can inspire globally. Hinku network brings together municipalities, busin......

Climate and air > Municipalities working towards carbon neutrality
Research has much to offer for climate policy and solutions
News | Published: 2021-10-27

Research should play an important role when decision makers plan ambitious climate policy. This article summarizes the main findings of 9 recent SYKE reports addressing climate change and solutions....

Climate and air > Research has much to offer for climate policy and solutions
Natural habitats
Content page | Published: 2019-01-07

Natural habitats include land and water areas characterised by certain environmental conditions, and by the plant and animal species typical of such areas. Natural habitats are affected by soil an...

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SYKE’s Policy Briefs at the core of climate policy
News | Published: 2021-10-26

Researched information on climate change should be used to plan fair and efficient climate policy, may that be regionally, nationally, or globally. This researched information can be found on Finnish ......

Climate and air > Climate change mitigation > SYKE’s Policy Briefs at the core of climate policy
International Landscape Day 20 October 2020 festivities to include a photo competition and landscape walks
Press release | Published: 2021-10-14

Wednesday 20 October 2021 is International Landscape Day, which is based on the Council of Europe Landscape Convention. The Convention encourages everyone to participate in observing landscapes and in......

Nature > International Landscape Day 20 October 2020 festivities to include a photo competition and landscape walks
Earth observation applications for climate change adaptation and mitigation
News | Published: 2021-09-30

Climate change adaptation and mitigation are to be studied with the help of data and Artificial Intelligence in a new international research project. Launched in June 2021, EIFFEL will introduce new m......

Climate and air > Earth observation applications for climate change adaptation and mitigation
Finland having a significant role in international water cooperation - New handbook to guide water allocation across borders
Press release | Published: 2021-09-30

A new handbook will promote sustainable and equitable allocation of transboundary water resources. The publication is the first of its kind and is the latest example of Finland’s significant role in i......

Waters > Finland having a significant role in international water cooperation - New handbook to guide water allocation across borders

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