Hämeen Matkailu - Bright Green Forssa Region page 10-11
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the glass cleaning plant established by uusioaines ltd in 1995 is the only one of its kind in Finland and technologically the most advanced in northern europe.
the landfill opened by lhJ Waste management in 1996 is the first landfill in Finland to meet eu requirements for landfill ground structures.
the composting plant opened by enver Biotech in 1997 is among the first industrial scale composting plants in Finland.
envor Biotech’s biogas plant, opened in 2009, is among the first biogas plants in europe with the ability to process packaged food waste. the company is presently constructing a third reactor in the plant.
upon completion in 2010, ekoport’s diesel plant will be Finland’s only plant for producing fuel out of household waste. there are few similar plants to be found anywhere in the world.
uusioaines ltd is responding to the growing purity requirements in the glass industry by opening a new plant for purifying packaging glass in 2010. state of the art technology results in purer cullet. uusioaines is also investing in a foam glass production plant in 2010. the project is unique in Finland and the low mass, crushed insulation material produced in the plant is a completely new product.
the integration of lhJ Waste management’s ReF plant and power plant in 1999 was regarded to be very advanced, even on the international scale.
in 2003, niska&nyyssönen began using Finland’s first mobile thermal desorption plant for contaminated soil.
in 2004, suomen elektroniikkakäsittely became the first company to use laser technology for recycling cathode-ray tube glass for further industrial use. the plant is still the only one in Finland with the capability to recycle cathode-ray tube glass for industrial use.
in 2010, the saint-Gobain Rakennustuotteet oy (isoveR) Forssa plant is set to become the world’s first glass wool plant where renewable energy replaces fossil fuels.
in 2011, a production plant operated by the st1 energy company is set to open in Jokioinen, producing ethanol from the starch waste of a sugar plant.
2011 in 2004, suomen elektroniikkakäsittely became the first company to use laser technology for recycling glass from cathode-ray tubes for further use in industry. the plant is still the only one in Finland with the capability to recycle cathoderay tube glass for industrial use.