1.9.2016 Study of reuse of WEEE appliances in Finland
Ecolabel Partnership has been sub-contracted by Finnish Consulting Group FCG to conduct a study on the reuse of used electrical and electorinic equipment in Finland. The project was commissioned by the national authority (Pirkanmaan ELY-keskus) responsible for supervising the Extended Producer's Responsibility (EPR) schemes in Finland. The study will look into the present state of reuse and opportunities to enhance reuse.
5.8.2016 Dissertation on waste prevention
Managing director Raimo Lilja defended his doctoral thesis at the Aalto University School of Chemical Technology on August 5th 2016. The topic of the dissertation is Promoting waste prevention in industry - search for policy instruments. The thesis is downloadable here. http://urn.fi/URN:ISBN:978-952-60-6813-8
9.12.2015 Regulatory impact assessment of limiting the waste management monopoly of municipalities
5.8.2015 Instructions for the waste management in construction and demolition
22.6.2014 Hazardous waste management in Lao PDR
26.1.2014 Material efficiency audits for industry
The Finnish agency for energy and material efficiency MOTIVA has authorized Raimo Lilja from Ecolabel Partnership to conduct material efficiency audits in industrial establishments using the material flow cost accounting methodology developed by MOTIVA. Read more
26.9.2013 Material efficiency in construction and demolition
The Ministry for the Environment of Finland has contracted Ecolabel Partnership to assist in the launching of a program for promoting material efficiency in the construction and demolition sector. The program consists of seven topics covering material efficiency in new construction, renovation and during the life-cycle as a whole. Also the program covers promotion of reuse and recycling of recovered materials and wastes from construction and demolition.
22.8.2013 Industrial environmental management training in Lao PDR
Raimo Lilja has completed another mission for the EMSP financed jointly by the Government of Lao PDR and the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Finland. The mission consisted of training authorities in the Ministry of Industry and Commerce (MOIC) and the Ministry for Natural Resources and the Environment (MONRE) on environmental monitoring in industry. The main topics were facilitation of environmental self-monitoring in industry, promoting Cleaner Production and managing industrial hazardous wastes. The workshops were conducted in Vientiane, Oudomxay, Pakse and Savannakhet in July-August 2013.