Consumers Can Be Enablers Towards More Circular Economy


Circular economy has recently become a central mean to strive for ecological sustainability of our economic and industrial systems, both in political and expert discussions.

Material design strategies for secondary raw materials and residues with case examples


Long known earlier generations’ ideas and habits can be utilized during circular economy transition from the times of shortage of materials and products.

Circular economy needs mapping of the uncharted chemical territories


Use of computational methods in process and materials technology has been increasing over several decades with the introduction of new methods following the increasing numeric capacity of computers.

Companies make circular economy happen


Investments in businesses in circular economy solutions is  the most important factor in the realization of circular economy in Finland – consumers are expected to contribute also

Converting waste heat to electricity with better and cheaper thermoelectric materials


With the advancements in technology and increase in population, the consumption of energy will inevitably go up.

Towards More Efficient Hydrometallurgical Processing of Battery Waste


Battery recycling processes are commonly a combination of three different fields of expertise: mechanical, pyrometallurgical and hydrometallurgical unit processes.

Finnish companies make a shift to the circular economy with innovative business models


The basic idea of sustainable circular economy business models is to produce not only economic value, but also environmental and social value.

Discovering the unused potential of secondary materials


From the viewpoint of circular economy, a large share of products would still need improvements.

Finnish Russian partnership in energy materials research


Major transition is going on in power production.

CloseLoop events in autumn


CloseLoop is planning a CE scenario workshop for October 2, 2017.