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Name of the Project / Hankkeen nimi:

LALAPETE – Upcycling innovations and environmental awareness

LALAPETE – kiertotalousinnovaatiot ja ympäristötietoisuus

Project Acronym / lyhenne: 


Duration of the Project / Hankkeen kesto:

 1.1.2021 – 30.11.2022 (23 kk)

Implementation places for Project measures / Hankkeen toimenpiteiden toteutuspaikka :

Lappeenranta, Lahti ja/and Pietari

Budget of the Project / Hankkeen budjetti:

total budget / kokonaisbudjetti 510 000 €, including subsidy of SEFR-CBC Programme 2014-2020 / sisältäen SEFR-CBC ohjelman 2014-2020 hanketukea 408000 €

Lead partner of the Project / Hankkeen vastuullinen toteuttaja: 

 Lappeenrannan kaupunki, contact person / yhteyshenkilö Matti Pylkkö, +358407596692


Project partners / Hankepartnerit:

City of Lahti, contact person / yhteyshenkilö Taru Suutari, +358444163499

- St. Petersburg Foundation for Small and Medium-sized Enterprise Development, contact person / yhteyshenkilö Maxim Balanev, +79219314842

- St. Petersburg State Geological Unitary Enterprise, contact person / yhteyshenkilö Olesia Taratenko, +79313443781

Description of the Project / Hankekuvaus:

LALAPETE aims to bring positive change into the current situation in environmental awareness and circular economy. Aim is to change the current situation in environmental education and create educational material for kindergartens, schools and holiday homes.

Also, to research environmental awareness of the citizens and to organise international workshops, seminars and training events to increase the awareness of environmental protection, climate change mitigation and sustainable lifestyle.

In the field of circular economy, aim is to have cross border cooperation, share knowledge and make a road map for transition to the circular economy. In addition, the aim is to boost public opinion of products made of recycled materials, to show they are high-quality and exchange ideas of new products and services.

Lastly, to create joint information system for quick exchange of information on the topics mentioned above.

Project work packages / Hankkeen työpaketit:

WP1 Research on environmental awareness and behavior

WP2 Action to raise the level of environmental awareness and behaviour

WP3 Facilitating circular economy innovation processes and embracing SMEs, NGOs, artists and other creative actors to participate them

WP4 Project management, facilitation, and communication

Specific objective of the project / Hankkeen tavoitteet:

1. To provide reliable and comparable data on environmental awareness and behaviour in Saint-Petersburg, Lappeenranta and Lahti.

2. Action plan to promote sustainable environmental behavior in the partner cities, including concrete projects.

3. Facilitating cross-border cooperation in the field of the circular economy.

4. Establishment of joint information systems for quick exchange of information in environmental education and circular economy cooperation and facilitation of future cooperation.




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Up Cycle konferenssi 5.10.2021

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