Building

This section contains information on the different stages of construction projects, property maintenance and renovations. Information on building engineering, waste water treatment and ecological and energy efficiency can also be found in the section. The information is especially intended for citizens, operators and authorities. Information on legislation can be found on the webpages of the Ministry of the Environment.

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Ministry of the Environment investigates the use of plastics in buildings – ARA, Senate Properties and the University of Helsinki studying how to reduce the use of plastics in their construction projects

2019-04-05
A study by the Ministry of the Environment on the use of plastics in residential buildings and day-care centres reveals that plastics can be found in all parts of buildings. The amount of plastics in individual buildings, however, is very small when compared to the other materials. Some of these plastics would be relatively easy to recycle or replace using other solutions.
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Published 2013-10-24 at 9:36, updated 2019-06-18 at 15:08