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  Thursday 24 November - FCCJ Supported Event

Waste Management Day in Miyoshi, Saitama Pref.

Seminar Program

Presentation of the Lahti Municipal Waste Management System
  1. Opening Speech by H.E. Mr. Jukka Siukosaari, Ambassador of Finland to Japan
2. Origins of Success for the "Cleantech City", Mr Jari Parkkonen, Regional Mayor
3. "Everything To Be Reused", daily operations in the Lahti Cluster,
    Mr Isto Vanhamäki, Business Development Manager, LADEC
4. Cleantech and Learning, Project Coordinator, Ms Heidi Freundlich, Lahti University
     of Applied Sciences
5. Cleantech Venture Day: Mr. Pekka Laitinen, FCCJ President

Full presentations (pdf, 13 MB)

Images from the event

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The first time to have snow in Tokyo area for 54 years...
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The event was held at Kunugi no mori Plaza.
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Participants getting prepared for the facility tour.
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Participants and guides posing for a photo before start of the tour.
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The guide explains the flow of material.
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Crushing co concrete.
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Sorting building waste.
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Conveyor belt with material to be sorted.
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Although much is automated, manual sorting is still needed.
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Participants study the flow.
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Recycled material for different purposes.
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Walking through the park next to the facility.
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Processing wood waste.
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Processing metal and other waste which is shipped for further processing.
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The Lahti delegation and FCCJ participants having lunch with the hosts.
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Ambassador Jukka Siukosaari (center right) and Commercial Counsellor Marko Salonen (center left) arrive.
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The seminar was attended by more than 40 people.
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Noriko Ishizuka, President of Ishizuka Sangyo Co., Ltd. making opening remarks.
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Jukka Siukosaari, Ambassador of Finland to Japan speaking about the Finnish waste management policy.
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Noriko Ishizaka, President of Ishizuka Sangyo thanks Ambassador Siukosaari.
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Jari Parkkonen, Regional Mayor speaking about the Origins of Success for the 'Cleantech City'.
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Isto Vanhamäki, Business Development Manager, LADEC speaking about daily operations in the Lahti Cleantech Cluster.
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Heidi Freundlich, Lahti University of Applied Sciences, speaking about Cleantech and Learning.
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FCCJ President Pekka Laitinen aming a pitch for the Cleantech Venture Day in Lahti.
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The speakers, from left: FCCJ President Pekka Laitinen, Isto Vanhamäki, Business Development Manager, LADEC, Jari Parkkonen, Regional Mayor, Jukka Siukosaari, Ambassador of Finland to Japan, Noriko Ishizaka, President of Ishizuka Sangyo, Heidi Freundlich, Lahti University of Applied Sciences.
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Discussions after the seminar.
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FCCJ Board of Trustees member Timo Varhama (right) discussing with the Lahti delegation.
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The restauraant had prepared authentic Finnish Christmas Pastries for the participants, with explanation in Japanese!
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