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Publications

Comparison of recycling and incineration of aluminium cans.

This project has been commissioned by Infinitum AS, the corporation that runs the deposit recycling scheme for beverage containers in Norway. The study is closely connected to previous work documented in the report ‘LCA of beverage container production, collection and treatment systems’ (Raadal et al., 2016a) and su...

The Nordic textile reuse and recycling commitment – a certification system for used textiles and textile waste

Østfoldforskning har i perioden januar 2015 - juni 2017 vært en av prosjektpartnerne i det nordiske prosjektet “The Nordic textile reuse and recycling commitment”. Prosjektet har vært finansiert av den Nordiske Avfalls Gruppen (NAG) i Nordisk Ministerråd og har vært et samarbeide mellom det Svenska Miljöinstitutet (...

Greenhouse gas protocol Scope 3 reporting

Borregaard 2016

Denne rapporten er et sammendrag av Borregaards utslipp i henhold til Greenhouse gas Protocol og rapporterer Scope 1, Scope 2 og Scope 3 utslipp for driftsåret 2016. Klimagassutslippene har blitt beregnet i henhold til GHG Protocol Corporate Value Chain (Scope 3) Accounting and Reporting Standard, og inkluderer oper...

Testing environmental and social indicators for biorefineries: bioethanol and biochemical production

The article entitled “Testing environmental and social indicators for biorefineries: bioethanol and biochemical production” has been published in the International Journal of Life Cycle Assessment (Social LCA in progress). The purpose of the article was to test indicators for assessing the environmental and social i...

Supporting green growth in the construction industry

This report investigates the existence and impact of green innovation networks in the construction industry and defines the potentials and barriers for successfully promoting green innovation in the construction industry through government-initiated networks. The purpose of the report is to inspire the creation of a...

Interview and questionnaire guide: Quantification of food losses and waste in primary production

This is the third and final report from the Nordic projects on side flows (“food waste”) in the primary production sector in Denmark, Finland, Norway and Sweden. It is a guide to questionnaires and interviews containing a library of questions that can be used in such studies, giving reasons behind most of the questi...

Food losses and waste in primary production.

Case studies on carrots, onions, peas, cereals and farmed fish

This is a technical report on the case studies from the Nordic project “Food losses and waste in primary production” (Franke et al. 2016). The project is financed by the Nordic Council of Ministers through the Nordic Green Growth Programme. One purpose of the project was to test data collection methods on food losse...

Comparison of recycling and incineration of PET bottles

This project has been commissioned by Infinitum AS, the corporation that runs the deposit recycling scheme for beverage containers in Norway. The study is closely connected to previous work documented in the report “LCA of beverage container production, collection and treatment systems” (Raadal et al., 2016a) and su...

Notat tilleggsanalyser til OR 14.16 Ver. 1.0 ( LCA of beverage container production, collection and treatment systems )

Ver.1.0

Østfoldforskning har, på oppdrag for Infinitum AS, gjennomført følgende tilleggsanalyser til studien «LCA of beverage container production, collection and treatment systems» (Raadal et al., 2016): Beregning av sparte CO2-utslipp når energien fra forbrenning av PET-flasker benyttes til varmeproduksjon som erstatning...

Food losses and waste in primary production

Data collection in the Nordic countries

This the main report from a Nordic Project, financed by the Nordic Council of Ministers, on food waste in primary production of food in  Denmark, Finland, Norway and Sweden. The term “side flow” was adapted because it is more precise and less confusing for farmers and other involved parties. The project made definit...

LCA of beverage container production, collection and treatment systems

The primary objective of this study is to assess and compare the potential environmental impact of beverage container production with different collection and treatment systems in Norway. Three major systems for collection and treatment of PET bottles have been analysed:• Collection of PET bottles using Infinitum’s...

Food Waste in Norway 2010-2015

Final Report from the ForMat Project

This is the final report from the ForMat Project on trends in amounts and composition of edible food waste in Norway. The report covers a period of six years, from 2010 to 2015, and presents results from four stages in the value chain: food industry, wholesale, retail and households.   Food waste in Norway (industry...

Food waste and date labelling: Issues affecting the durability

The purpose of the project has been to identify how date labelling legislation on food is practised in Denmark, Finland, Norway and Sweden and how the durability can be affected in the food supply chain. The project recommends enhanced guidance for manufacturers, retailers and consumers. When prolonging the durabili...

Resource recovery and life cycle assessment in co-treatment of organic waste substrates for biogas versus incineration value chains in Poland and Norway

The BioTEnMaRe project (Innovation in recycling technologies relating to sewage sludge and other biowaste – energy and matter recovery) is funded by the Polish – Norwegian Research Programme, and is coordinated by Czestochowa University of Technology, with NTNU and NMBU as Norwegian partners. Østfoldforskning is sub...