We invite you to take part in the seminar – "round table"

The Association of Environmental Partnership (NP "AsEP") and the St. Petersburg Chamber of Commerce and Industry (SPb CCI) will organize a round table seminar on August 26, 2021 (14:00-17:00, 46-48 Tchaikovsky Street): "Implementation of the principles of circular economy in retail chains and enterprises. Waste management – business models, technologies, exchange of experience". The program of the event in Russian can be viewed here.

The event is held within the framework of the project "Business in biotechnology and circular economy" of the cross-border cooperation Program "South-Eastern Finland – Russia 2014-2020", which is supported by the Administration of St. Petersburg. Finnish participants will participate online with a remote connection to the seminar hall.

The seminar will be attended by the heads and specialists of the Committee for Nature Management, Environmental Protection and Environmental Safety, the Nevsky Environmental Operator, the Center for Environmental Information for Enterprises AsEP (www.ecoprofi.info) and large retail chains.

It is planned to discuss a wide range of issues related to the treatment of MSW at retail enterprises, as well as exchange experience in implementing the mechanism of extended producer responsibility.

To ensure the participation of a representative of the enterprise in the seminar, it is necessary to send an application from the organization no later than August 19.

The application must be sent by e-mail: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. with the indication of the full name, position, full address of the organization and the phone number of the representative of the enterprise. You can attach proposals on the topic of the speech of a representative of your organization to the application (a message-no more than 10 minutes).

Phone numbers for inquiries: +7 921 308 26 96, +7 921 301 99 10.

Attention! Please send the application to Microsoft Office Word with the full data specified in the table.

Application form:

Application for St. Petersburg enterprises to participate in the seminar: "Implementation of the principles of circular economy in retail chains and enterprises. Waste management – business models, technologies, exchange of experience", August 26, 2021, SPb CCI.

First Name, Last Name, Position Organization, postal address (full) Phone, E-mail
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Online connection to participate remotely at our event in ZOOM via the link. Passcode: 195335.

Food BioTech conference

On August 23-24, ITMO University will host a major international event dedicated to food biotechnology and circular economy – Food BioTech Conference 2021. Leading scientists, specialists in the field of biotechnology, nutrition, ecology and medicine, employees of research organizations, postgraduates and undergraduates, representatives of public organizations are invited.

Within the framework of the conference, there will be held a round table on the topic “Science-business collaboration in terms of biotechnology and circular economy South-East Finland – Russia projects”. Projects of the cross-border cooperation program «South-East Finland – Russia» will participate there. Three projects: "Business in Biotechnology and Circular Economy" (BBC1), "Finnish Russian Public Private Partnership catalyzing new green business" (Cata3Pult) and "Prevention and utilization of Invasive Alien Species" (PURE) will present their projects and the results of their activities.

The round table will be attended by representatives of the administration of the cross-border cooperation program «South-East Finland – Russia». They will tell about the new Program period 2021–2027.

The round table will be held online on the ZOOM platform from 17:00 to 18:00. The official language of the event is English.

The preliminary program of the round table is presented here. Register for the event using the link.

You can find more information about the conference Food BioTech 2021 on the official website. For all questions, please contact — This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Future Energy Solutions conference

The Future Energy Solutions conference on September 13-14, 2021 will be held in parallel with the event "Reducing the carbon footprint from residential buildings and social infrastructure buildings, mobility and logistics, as well as the efficiency of municipal waste management" on September 15 in Lappeenranta.

The conference and the parallel event will be held in a hybrid format. The deadline for registration for offline participation is August 30, 2021, for virtual participation - September 10, 2021.

The main purpose of the conference is the exchange of knowledge, promotion of joint business opportunities and initiatives, the opportunity to attract high-ranking officials and experts from all over Europe.

The main topics of the conference are: Green electrification, opening the way to a more sustainable world, Green electrification, destroying industries, Regulatory and tax issues in green electrification, Decentralized electricity production, Green gas, Hydrogen economy and several other topics for parallel sessions.

The supplementary event "Reducing carbon dioxide emissions from residential buildings and social infrastructure buildings, mobility and logistics, as well as the efficiency of municipal waste management" focuses on the broader aspects of sustainable urban development in a cross-border context.
The program of the event can be viewed here. Registration via the link.

Register for the Future Energy Solutions conference here.

The World Circular Economy Forum – WCEF2021

On September 13-15, 2021, an online event dedicated to the closed – loop economy, the World Circular Economy Forum – WCEF2021, will be held.

The forum will focus on changes at the system level or "changes in the rules of the game" necessary to accelerate the transition to a closed-loop economy.

WCEF2021, held virtually from Canada on September 13-15, will offer three days filled with information, ideas and examples of the closed-loop economy.

The forum will include a virtual exhibition platform to highlight solutions and approaches to the closed-loop economy, as well as opportunities for establishing contacts from around the world!

On the website WCEF2021.com you can get acquainted with the program and the latest news. Registration via the link.

In St. Petersburg, they proposed to celebrate the "Neva Day"

Such a proposal was considered at a meeting of the Environmental council under the Governor of St. Petersburg‑St. Petersburg on July 9.

"The Neva is not only the main waterway of our city, but also a real decoration of St. Petersburg. She deserves her holiday. Petersburgers will approve of this", - Alexander Beglov supported the idea.

At the meeting of the council, the issues of environmental well-being of water bodies in the territory of St. Petersburg were also considered and the ways of their recovery. In particular, the participants discussed priority measures to stop the discharge of untreated wastewater into water bodies.

The journal "Society and ecology", as well as on the official website of the City Administration, published articles dedicated to the last meeting of the eco-council.

Meeting of the Environmental council under the Governor of St. Petersburg

On July 9, a regular meeting of the Environmental council under the Governor of St. Petersburg was held.
At the meeting, a proposal was made to create a working group on waste management in St. Petersburg. At the moment, proposals are being prepared to include members of the Environmental council in the working group being created.
Koroleva E.B. is included in the working group on waste management in the territory of St. Petersburg.