Category Archives: Past events

16
May
  • 08:30 to 17:00
  • Gdansk, Poland
Symbiosis in a circular economy: exploring solutions for improved water and nutrient governance
“Reduce, Reuse, Recycle and Recover” summarizes the idea behind the circular economy. Symbiosis–collaboration between companies or sectors where waste or waste by-products becomes a resource for something else, is key to enabling business models that allow a shift towards a circular economy. Despite technical and institutional progress towards circularity, knowledge, market and policy gaps remain. [...]
2
July
  • 14:55 to 15:35
  • Mellangatan 1, Visby, Sweden.
Almedalen – Can circular systems clean the Baltic Sea?
BONUS RETURN hosted a seminar at Almedalen – a yearly democratic gathering to discuss environmental and social issues in Sweden. The aim of the seminar was to discuss the possibilities of introducing promising innovative solutions in the Baltic Sea Region. The three innovations in BONUS RETURN: Aquacare, Ravita and TerraNova were presented and their potential, strengths and [...]
22
August
  • 17:00 to 19:00
  • Aula Magna floor 5, Stockholm University
Ecotechnologies for the recovery and reuse of carbon and nutrients from wastewater and agriculture: findings from two systematic maps

This session will present preliminary findings from two recent systematic maps collating evidence on ecotechnologies for recovery or reuse of carbon, phosphorus and nitrogen from wastewater and agriculture.

22
August
  • 17:00 to 19:00
  • Aula Magna floor 5, Stockholm University
Sustainability analysis of scenarios for circular systems for nutrients and carbon

This session will showcase how BONUS RETURN is aiming to develop new policies, decision support systems and new innovations to implement circular systems for nutrients and carbon in the Baltic Sea.

23
August
  • 11:00 to 13:00
  • Aula Magna right hall, Stockholm University
Drivers and Barriers for Phosphorus Reuse in the Baltic Sea Region

This session will highlight market and governance barriers and opportunities affecting the development, choice and implementation of innovations for phosphorus reuse, including technologies and practices in agriculture and wastewater treatment sectors. 

1
October
  • 11:00 to 12:45
  • Finlandia Hall, Helsinki
Closing the loop on nutrient losses

The presentation will address linkages between nutrient management and the Circular Economy, give examples of synergies in innovative nutrient management practices and provide recommendations for strengthening synergies between innovative nutrient management and the Circular Economy.

9
October
  • 14:00 to 14:20
  • St. Petersburg, Russia
Hydrology of the Baltic Sea Basin: Observations, Modelling, Forecasting

This interactive serious game system workshop will explore how different constellations of ecotechnologies perform in relation to disaster risks and threats facing the Baltic Sea region. 

28
October
  • 09:30 to 15:00
  • Uppsala
Serious Game System workshop

This interactive serious game system workshop will explore how different constellations of ecotechnologies perform in relation to disaster risks and threats facing the Baltic Sea region.