Sustainable Societies

Horse Logging

Using traditional horsepower is an ecological way of logging for both reducing emissions and decreasing the damages of woodland and seedlings.

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Electric Snowmobile Safaris

The Finnish Aurora Emotion uses electric snowmobiles in their safaris. The snowmobiles are silent and emission-free.

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New Clothing from Recycled Clothing

A Finnish startup-company produces new clothing fibers from recycled clothing waste, which can save a lot of water and resources.

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New Clothing from Recycled Fibers

Ioncell is a new technology that creates textile fibers sustainably without any chemicals by converting cellulose into fibers, and the fibers into long-lasting fabrics.

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Recycling Sanding by Sifting

Recycling sanding by sifting is profitable because it reduces the working phases and emissions of creating sanding, with having a big capacity in the sifting process.

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Information and Promotion Organisation for the Oulu inland water fisheries

The Oulu Fisheries Center promotes the use and management of fishing waters to increase their productivity through education, guidance and information sharing.

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Using Biocoal for Forest Canalization, Water Purification, Fertilization and Landscaping

Carbons Finland Oy produces products from biocoal which are used in organic farming, processing the storm and runoff waters and landscaping.

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Using Snag as a Biopurification Plant

Snags are pieces/trunks of wood in water that can be used as biopurification plants to catch nutritions.

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Carbon Negative Operation

The North Karelia co-op in Finland aims to decrease their emissions by 90 % by 2030 by using renewable energy sources and invest in energy efficiency.

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Fertilizer from Forest Industry By-Products

Yara and UPM have started a project to develop and utilize the use of pulp- and paper mill by-products in fertilizers.

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Rehabilitation of Canalization

With rehabilitating forest canalization, the waters can be led to new areas and the growth of forests and biodiversity will be improved.

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Energy Saving Production of Windows with Certified Wood Material

The Pihla Group Oy produces Windows with energy-saving methods and with certified wood material, and the products are sold all over the Nordic countries.

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Strategy working for Housing Cooperative

Finding strategies and solutions for housing rehabilitation actions is important, for example, in ensuring the maintenance of runoff waters.

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Educating and Training of VRJ Group Personnel

The VRJ Group in Finland increases its workers environmental construction competence through teaching, education, training and other knowledge sharing.

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Textile Fiber from Enzyme-Treated Wood Pulp

The Tampere University of Technology is involved in the development of wood-based textile fibers to replace environmentally harmful cotton- and oil-based fibers.

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Wood Fiber from Microfibrillated Cellulose

Spinnova Oy is a Finnish company that produces sustainable textile fibers through cellulose and waste streams.

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