Environment

Finland

23/02/2016
Innovative Finns find cash in waste management
A young Finnish company claims to be revolutionising the way waste is collected from public areas by using data from sensors to alert authorities to overflowing rubbish bins and recycling containers. The company, Espoo-based Enevo, has secured major backing from investors and is expanding in Europe...
26/10/2011
Helsinki eco-commerce hub supports regional eco-innovation
The launch of a Chamber of Eco Commerce (CEC) hub in Helsinki offers a new platform to support regional eco innovation, providing access to global markets, advice and investment. The Eurobarometer survey on the attitudes of European eco-innovators, published in March 2011, highlighted access to...
13/03/2009
Organic filter to clean up Finnish holiday home wastewater
Legislation limiting discharge of untreated wastewater from Finnish holiday homes not connected to municipal sewage systems prompted the development of an organic wastewater filter. Improving the state of inland waters and the Baltic Sea were challenges identified by the Finnish roadmap for the...