Service description is an online service maintained by Finnish Environment Institute. In addition, Motiva produces content for the service. In this case, the publishing organisation is mentioned separately. is a meeting place for those interested in circular economy. The service presents the results and operation of the project Circwaste—Toward a circular economy.

The online service is a brief version of the Finnish-language service


You are free to link to and use the texts contained in it according to good practice. Using the image material is subject to separate agreement with a communications specialist at Finnish Environment Institute: Cite the source when using materials.

Service users’ data is not collected

No personal data file is made of the users of the service. An e-mail address and/or other contact details will be requested in connection with feedback. The user can send feedback anonymously, but contact details must be provided if the user wishes to receive a response.

Using cookies and monitoring use uses cookies. Some of the cookies are related to site functions, some to compiling statistics of the use. Users may reject cookies by changing browser settings. This may, however, result in incorrect site operation.

General-level statistics are compiled of the use of the site for service development. Such data include the number of visitors, page preference, the page from which the users entered the service, the most common query keywords and browsers. The information collected include the IP address, time of day, pages used, browser type, operating system used and screen resolution. Visitor statistics are based on the server’s log files and Google Analytics reporting, which uses a Google Analytics cookie and JavaScript code.


Finnish Environment Institute is responsible for the content of the online service and aims to keep it as current as possible. The goal is to rectify identified errors without delay.

Published 2017-06-01 at 13:56, updated 2021-01-21 at 9:41

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