Blog

The CICAT2025 blog digs deeper into the wicked problems of the circular economy, but takes a positive and solution-oriented approach. The blog covers insights from top research authors and lessons learned along the way.

Transition to sustainable CE requires a brave attitude and willingness to learn together

Circular Economy Panel, March 12, Responsible Business Research Seminar 2020The 8th Annual Responsible Business Research Seminar (RBRS) was organised in Tampere in March 2020 just before the......

Circular economy is the new normal in construction of wooden apartment buildings in Finland?

”Climate related issues have recently become a favorite topic of speech and media. This topic has attracted the attention of decision makers and companies both in Finland and globally. The linear......

Emotions in environmental responsibility work - what are they and how can they be managed?

Ten years ago, almost all the literature on emotions in organizational contexts began with the notion that rationality plays an over-emphasized role in organizational research, and there is not enough......

Food cycle and border negotiation – language as a catalyst for circular economy

In a sitcom series Seinfeld (1994), George Costanza, who often ends up in embarrassing situations, eats pastry left in the kitchen trash after a party. George's girlfriend's mother sees the situation......

Much Ado about Waste

Waste is in the core of circular economy both linguistically and in practice. The blog post of the CICAT2025 in October discussed the linguistics of “waste” and “trash” and their impact on......

Special Call – Visual Catalysts 1.11.–31.12.2019

We welcome both artists and scientists to join the Visual Catalysts exhibition!We are living in a slow-motion climate crisis. Old ways of seeing got us here. Our way as consumers needs to be seen from......