Maalaismaisema Halikosta
Finnish countryside © Martina Motzbäuchel

Efficient nutrient recycling calls for a policy reform

Press release, October 20, 2017, SYKE, Luke, VTT and Evira
According to a recent Finnish study, more efficient utilisation of nutrients requires a policy reform. Normative guidance should better support the processing of organic side streams, such as manure, into recycled fertiliser products. Read more

Latest news of the Ministry of the Environment

Environment Ministers to agree on the LULUCF regulation

2017-10-12
The EU Ministers of the Environment meet in Luxembourg on Friday 13 October to discuss effort sharing in the non-ETS sectors under the 2030 climate package and the so-called LULUCF regulation.
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Latest news of the Finnish Environment Institute

Maalaismaisema Halikosta

Efficient nutrient recycling calls for a policy reform

2017-10-20
According to a recent Finnish study, efficient utilisation of nutrients requires a policy reform. Normative guidance should better support the processing of organic side streams, such as manure, into recycled fertiliser products. Nutrient recycling is part of the EU’s circular economy goals.
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The state of the environment in Finland 2017

Ympäristön tila noston kuva

The state of the environment in Finland 2017 - the third info package is looking at the urban nature.

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Policy Brief Urban nature

Promoting health through interaction with nature in urban areas

The health and well-being impacts of contacts with nature are increasingly being discussed in relation to environmental policies in Finland and around Europe. Access to nature is important even in densely populated residential districts. Such benefits can best be realised through coherent planning. Read more