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article From plastic waste to high-quality recycled plastic From plastic waste to high-quality recycled plastic Plastic waste from agriculture can be turned into high-quality recycled plastic. To ensure that most plastic waste ends up in recycling, it should be sorted out at source, on farms. Plastic waste from agriculture can be turned into high-quality recycled plastic. To ensure that m... 15.11.2016 article Job rotation opens up new perspectives Job rotation opens up new perspectives Job rotation offers an opportunity for diverse self-development. Job rotation offers an opportunity for diverse self-development. 10.11.2016 article School children got into animal roles School children got into animal roles The Animal Day concept encompasses learning about the animal world by adopting the role of a Finnish wild animal for one day and producing image material of the experience. The Animal Day concept encompasses learning about the animal world by adopting the role of a Finn... 27.10.2016 article The best waste is no waste at all! The best waste is no waste at all! Scouts brainstormed ideas for preventing the generation of waste at the Roihu Finnjamboree 2016 camp. Scouts brainstormed ideas for preventing the generation of waste at the Roihu Finnjamboree 2016 c... 29.07.2016 case Groundwater cleaning operation in Hankoniemi Peninsula Groundwater cleaning operation in Hankoniemi Peninsula When an old sludge landfill that was polluting groundwater was found in the Hankoniemi Peninsula, efficient soil remediation know-how was needed to save the narrow peninsula surrounded by sea. When an old sludge landfill that was polluting groundwater was found in the Hankoniemi Peninsula,... 30.06.2016 blog New solutions to the mining industry New solutions to the mining industry Environmental responsibility and the acquisition of the social licence to operate require investments in the different areas of mining and the management of their environmental impact. Environmental responsibility and the acquisition of the social licence to operate require investm... 30.06.2016 article Ekokem values open and engaging communication Ekokem values open and engaging communication In the circular economy, active interaction with stakeholders is particularly important. In the circular economy, active interaction with stakeholders is particularly important. 07.06.2016 blog Recycling brings cost savings and enhances processes Recycling brings cost savings and enhances processes Case Stora Enso: Utilisation of waste flows as raw materials saves both virgin raw materials and costs. Case Stora Enso: Utilisation of waste flows as raw materials saves both virgin raw materials and... 25.05.2016 blog Clean water is the first raw material we will run out Clean water is the first raw material we will run out Water processing is not at the level it should be – not even here in the Nordic Countries. Even here, the volume of water in good condition is reducing. Water processing is not at the level it should be – not even here in the Nordic Countries. Even h... 23.05.2016 article Ekokem realizing the circular economy vision Ekokem realizing the circular economy vision "In the circular economy, Ekokem is an implementer of the practical." "In the circular economy, Ekokem is an implementer of the practical." 18.05.2016 career From Plant Engineer to Asset Manager From Plant Engineer to Asset Manager Asset Manager Joonas Karhu enjoys being part of a competent and motivated team and the opportunities that an international company offers. Asset Manager Joonas Karhu enjoys being part of a competent and motivated team and the opportunit... 17.05.2016 blog Investing in CSR pays off Investing in CSR pays off In an ideal situation, the true role of corporate social responsibility is well understood: it is part of good management and a prerequisite for successful business. In an ideal situation, the true role of corporate social responsibility is well understood: it is... 11.04.2016 blog More metals recycling required More metals recycling required The earth is currently inhabited by 7.1 billion people, who annually consume one and a half times its natural resources. The earth is currently inhabited by 7.1 billion people, who annually consume one and a half times... 04.04.2016 blog Circular economy needs gatekeepers Circular economy needs gatekeepers In December, the EU published the long-awaited Circular Economy Package intended to close the loop between material economy and waste management. In December, the EU published the long-awaited Circular Economy Package intended to close the loo... 18.02.2016 blog Everyone's a winner Everyone's a winner Recycled plastic has a smaller carbon footprint than virgin raw materials. Recycled plastic has a smaller carbon footprint than virgin raw materials. 13.01.2016 article Circular Economy Village Circular Economy Village The Circular Economy Village is the first concrete step by Finland towards the circular economy. The Circular Economy Village is the first concrete step by Finland towards the circular economy. 12.01.2016 blog I care about you. I care about you. Achieving safety objectives requires systematic work and the right attitude. Achieving safety objectives requires systematic work and the right attitude. 21.12.2015 article One Ekokem - a Nordic circular economy compay One Ekokem - a Nordic circular economy compay 13.11.2015 article Ekokem's Circular Economy Village Ekokem's Circular Economy Village 12.11.2015 blog The circular economy calls for challenging solutions The circular economy calls for challenging solutions Many innovations have already been created, but the most challenging solutions required for the circular economy still need to be tackled. Many innovations have already been created, but the most challenging solutions required for the c... 04.11.2015 article Sewage and trap waste treatment facility in Juvanmalmi Sewage and trap waste treatment facility in Juvanmalmi Ekokem has invested a million euros into the expansion of the sewage and trap waste treatment facility in Juvanmalmi, Espoo. In the future, the facility may also process industrial wastewater. Ekokem has invested a million euros into the expansion of the sewage and trap waste treatment fac... 14.10.2015 blog R&D for the circular economy R&D for the circular economy According to a study by Sitra in 2015, the circular economy provides the Finnish economy with annual growth potential of about EUR 1.5-2.5 billion According to a study by Sitra in 2015, the circular economy provides the Finnish economy with ann... 06.10.2015 article On the Fairytale Trails on Finnish Nature Day On the Fairytale Trails on Finnish Nature Day With support from Ekokem, the Finnish Association for Nature Conservation has organised Fairytale Trail events. With support from Ekokem, the Finnish Association for Nature Conservation has organised Fairytale... 03.09.2015 article Megatrends call for a bold approach to management Megatrends call for a bold approach to management Seizing megatrends requires a bold management style. One must decide whether a trend is a risk or an opportunity. Seizing megatrends requires a bold management style. One must decide whether a trend is a risk or... 02.09.2015 article Ekokem - safe for people Ekokem - safe for people Towards zero accidents Towards zero accidents 07.08.2015 blog Let's recycle plastic into a competitive advantage Let's recycle plastic into a competitive advantage Plastic has a bad reputation – but we can recycle it to achieve a competitive advantage. Plastic has a bad reputation – but we can recycle it to achieve a competitive advantage. 05.08.2015 article Our strategy: Towards the Circular Economy Our strategy: Towards the Circular Economy 15.07.2015 case Orion and Ekokem: a complete service package Orion and Ekokem: a complete service package Orion selected Ekokem as a total service provider. Orion selected Ekokem as a total service provider. 24.06.2015 case Savon Sellu and Ekokem Savon Sellu and Ekokem Savon Sellu and Ekokem first began cooperation in 2001. Cooperation has grown closer ever since: it now occurs daily. Savon Sellu and Ekokem first began cooperation in 2001. Cooperation has grown closer ever since:... 18.06.2015 blog As much as 90% of raw materials are wasted As much as 90% of raw materials are wasted Valuable material flows are still being wasted both in Finland and worldwide: globally, as much as 90% of the raw materials used in production end up as waste. Valuable material flows are still being wasted both in Finland and worldwide: globally, as much a... 05.06.2015 case Treated water put to good use Treated water put to good use Together with Ekokem, the accident is not only being dealt with, it is being turned into a new opportunity by recycling the treated groundwater for use by the laundry. Together with Ekokem, the accident is not only being dealt with, it is being turned into a new op... 05.06.2015 article Strategy Director Mari Puoskari Strategy Director Mari Puoskari "Circular economy is the precondition for sustainable development." "Circular economy is the precondition for sustainable development." 21.05.2015 article Uncompromised work for the environment Uncompromised work for the environment 07.05.2015 case Fermion and Ekokem: pioneering together Fermion and Ekokem: pioneering together Long-lasting customer relationship brings several benefits. Long-lasting customer relationship brings several benefits. 17.04.2015 case Stora Enso and Ekokem: efficient waste recovery Stora Enso and Ekokem: efficient waste recovery Collaboration has improved Stora Enso's material efficiency and reduced costs. Collaboration has improved Stora Enso's material efficiency and reduced costs. 15.04.2015 article Profitability is the core of economic responsibility. Profitability is the core of economic responsibility. 27.03.2015 case Borealis and Ekokem: partners for more than 20 years Borealis and Ekokem: partners for more than 20 years Versatile partnership minimises risks and reduces costs. Versatile partnership minimises risks and reduces costs. 25.03.2015 article Personnel: company's best asset Personnel: company's best asset 20.03.2015 case Akzo Nobel and Ekokem: partners in cooperation Akzo Nobel and Ekokem: partners in cooperation Akzo Nobel and Ekokem have jointly developed filtration techniques for dewatering in connection with the plant’s two main processes. Akzo Nobel and Ekokem have jointly developed filtration techniques for dewatering in connection w... 19.03.2015 article Cooperation with interest groups Cooperation with interest groups 12.03.2015