Sustainable waste management in Karelia and Kainuu (KA10013)

SUSWAM (Sustainable waste management in Karelia and Kainuu) project establishes cross-border cooperation in the collection, treatment and re-use of waste in targeted areas. The project is aimed at improving current waste management practices as well as developing efficient and sustainable waste management operating models that will improve wellbeing and enable circular economy. The main objective is to reduce waste-based harmful effects on environment via improved waste sorting and processing in Kainuu and Karelia. Project will also provide possibilities for new long-term collaborations in educational expertise related to circular economy, environmental awareness and business opportunities. 

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SUSWAM (Sustainable waste management in Karelia and Kainuu) project establishes cross-border cooperation in the collection, treatment and re-use of waste in targeted areas. The project is aimed at improving current waste management practices as well as developing efficient and sustainable waste management operating models that will improve wellbeing and enable circular economy. The main objective is to reduce waste-based harmful effects on environment via improved waste sorting and processing in Kainuu and Karelia. Project will also provide possibilities for new long-term collaborations in educational expertise related to circular economy, environmental awareness and business opportunities. 

Lead Partner - Kajaani University of Applied Sciences (KAMK), Finland

Anna Belenikhina

Project Manager

Kajaani University of Applied Sciences

Kuntokatu 5, 87101, Kajaani Finland

anna.belenikhina@kamk.fi

+358  44 710 0298

www.kamk.fi 

Finnish Partners

Municipal Waste Authority of Kainuu/Kainuun jätehuollon kuntayhtymä

Eero Piirainen

Environment Manager 

eero.piirainen@ekokymppi.fi

+358 44 71 00 071

www.ekokymppi.fi 

 

Nakertaja-Hetteenmäki Village Association/Recycling Center Entrinki

Mauri Saastamoinen

Executive Director

mauri.saastamoinen@nakertaja.fi

+358 40 517 8570

www.nakertaja.fi; www.entrinki.fi

 

Russian partners

OOO MSA

Anatoly Mikhailov

General Director

msalean@mail.ru

+7 81459 5 2230

 

Kostomuksha City Administration

Galina Potapova

Chief Specialist of Economic Development Department

potapova@msu.kostomuksha-rk.ru

+7 911 6608502

 

Regional Company Water and Ecology LLC

Elena Grafova

Director

grafova.elena.karelia@gmail.com 

+7 911 4053098