Joint meeting of experts

On October 9, 2020, a joint meeting of experts on cyclical economy and eco-energy efficiency was held. Reports were presented on the carbon footprint, carbon footprint calculators, and compensation for negative carbon footprint impacts (Handprint-method).

Photos from the video conference and view the program can be found here.

Saint Petersburg and Leningrad region to create waste management concept

The governors of St. Petersburg Alexander Beglov and Leningrad region Alexander Drozdenko agreed to create a joint-stock company (JSC) with equal participation of the city and the region. Its task will be to develop a unified waste management concept for the two regions.

As reported on the official website of the administration of St. Petersburg, the creation of the JSC is planned to be completed by the end of 2020. Combining the efforts of the city and the region will allow us to develop a single territorial scheme, prepare an up-to-date agreement between the city and the region in the field of waste management and jointly solve the problem of their processing.

To participate in the capital of the joint-stock company being created, the Leningrad region will provide several sites where modern waste processing plants will appear.

XI International forum "Ecology"

The XI International forum "Ecology" will be held on October 22-23, 2020 at the EXPOFORUM convention and exhibition center, which has received official permission to conduct business events in compliance with all safety standards and requirements of Rospotrebnadzor.
The forum program in Russian can be found here.

Webinar "Framework of waste management" was held

On October 6, the webinar "Framework of waste management" was held. The webinar was held using the Zoom platform and with simultaneous translation. The seminar aroused great interest among industrial enterprises, the population, teachers and University students, both from the Russian side and from the Finnish side. The total number of participants who applied for registration was about 100 people.

Took part in a virtual event

On September 29-30, 2020, employees of KOSMOS LLC took part in the WCEFonline virtual event, which is part of the world forum on circular economy, organized by Sitra together with its partners.
WCEF is one of the world's leading events in the field of closed-loop Economics, where participants come together to hear the latest news and solutions in the field of closed-loop Economics, establish partnerships, share knowledge, and show practical examples of the circular economy that will help us take advantage of this unique opportunity to restore our economies stronger, greener, and better.
Key questions answered include how the circular economy helps create more sustainable businesses, why sustainable finance is key, and what governments need to focus on now to expand the circular economy.

The program of the event is presented at the link.
The lectures in the recording can be found here.

Finnish-russian seminar "Framework of waste management"

On October 6, 2020, the Finnish-russian seminar "Framework of waste management" will be held. The workshop will be conducted using the Zoom platform.
You can find the detailed program and registration link here. (Notice of participation: the webinar is organized via ZOOM, so we will need your email address to provide the link).
For your convenience, there is a direct link for registration.

EC Day online coffee-hour

On September 25, 2020, KOSMOS LLC, Green Net Finland and the leader partner of the Cata3pult - City of Lappeenranta project took part in the EC Day online coffee - hour webinar, where they presented their activities for this project.
The webinar was organized as part of the South-East Finland – Russia CBC program. The workshop participants presented the following cross-border cooperation projects: CBC, CroBoDDIT, ViVu, Cata3Pult, BBC1, NaSTa, Miles RusFin, Get Ready, One Drop, NESTTEC, BioCom, MetaFor, ImProfEdu, BimIce, Race4Scale, CoExist, SHORE PROTECTION, EFSOA, SustainPro.