Finnish innovation creates trash-free deliveries

November 14, 2014

Unboxing and disposing of piles of packaging material is deemed a necessary evil of online shopping. But not anymore, a Finnish startup thinks it has the solution.

Construction-waste recycling gets a boost

February 27, 2014

On a construction, renovation or demolition site, there is always leftover material that must be disposed of. Even though the methods for processing construction waste have become more diversified, and less and less waste ends up at the landfill, a lot still needs to be done. The ReUSE project is among the initiatives aimed at boosting this development.

Glass – infinitely recyclable

February 13, 2014

Of all packaging materials, glass is the only one that can be recycled indefinitely without compromising its quality. In Finland, 95 per cent of all deposit bottles are recycled.

New lease of life for scrap cars

February 6, 2014

Once a car has reached the end of the road, so to speak, its life continues beyond the scrapyard through recycling. In Finland, up to 95 per cent of its materials can be reused. Steel parts are made into pots and pans while tyres end up as crumb rubber at sports stadiums.