Arctic Bioenergy

Solar Energy Production at Farms

An idea of utilizing solar energy at farms rose from Sarka Exhibition. The future of solar energy production at farms looks bright and is believed to get increasingly common.

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Renewable Biopower Plant

Laanila Biopower Plant is located in Oulu, Finland. The Plant uses different compositions of fuels including recycled fuel and aims for carbon-free energy production by 2050.

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Biodegradable Material

Finnish biochemists have come up with a product ‘Sulapac’, a wood-based material, which is fully biodegradable and does not leave microplastics behind. 

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Minimizing Waste Food

‘Fiksu Ruoka Oy’ (Smart Food) is a company aiming to reduce waste food in Finland by utilizing leftover and waste foods for clients.

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Favoring Local Food in Public Food Supply

By favoring local foods there can be greater support offered for local entrepreneurship and the carbon footprint of food supply can be reduced.

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Hydrofeed Project

Being still in an experimental stage in Finland, the Hydrofeed Project aims to grow quality crop without soil and offer healthier nutrition for domestic animals.

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Potato Peels in Energy Production

Using potato peels for energy production is a well-known method and a great example of biocircular economy, for example, in food production.

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Use of Market Waste as Fuel for Trucks

The supermarket chain Lidl uses their own market waste to produce fuel for their own company trucks.

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Energy from Oat Peels

Oat peels can be used in energy production, for example, for heating households, which can greatly reduce fossil emission.

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Manure Fertilizers and Litter

Producing fertilizers and litter out of manure replaces non-renewable resources and promotes a more environmentally friendly way to spread nutritions.

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Using Sawdust for Energy

Enocell Oy is a carbon neutral pulp factory which utilizes their own sawdust to produce energy from it.

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Restaurant utilizing Market Waste Food

Restaurant Loop was the first restaurant in Finland to utilize Market Waste Food. It is part of a circular economy project ‘From Waste to Taste’.

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Bioenergy/Biogas from Cattle Manure

Biogas made from cow manure can be used to replace fossil fuels in transportation.

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Degradable Packaging Material Bio-on

The Bio-on company produces biodegradable packaging materials which are made from paper, cardboard and by-products of sugar production.

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Packaging Material from Wood

Woodly Oy company produces wood-based, transparent packaging material to replace transparent plastic packagings.

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Plaster Material from Wood

Onebone Oy company produces wood-based plaster material called Woodcast, which is a completely non-toxic material for plaster and occupational therapy.

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Cosmetics from Food industry wastage

The researchers of environmental biotechnology in the University of Lahti are testing ways to utilize the by-products of food industry, for example, in cosmetics.

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