Keyword: Supply chain management


22 April 2022

The electronic movement document meets the requirements of the new Waste Act

22.04.2022 | Pinja Blog | Circular economy and natural resources, Supply chain management, Sustainability

In 2021, a new waste act came into force and the topic has been subject to much debate, both in public and at coffee tables. The new obligations brought changes for the industry, and there are other reforms on the way,...

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24 March 2022

Circular economy inventory management system – easy and real-time inventory management

24.03.2022 | Pinja Blog | Circular economy and natural resources, Supply chain management

Traditionally, inventory management in a circular economy facility has been carried out using a combination of a weighing system and Excel, which may have been sufficient so far. However, with the entry into force of...

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09 November 2021

Avoid the pitfalls of reporting in YLVA – pay attention to three things

09.11.2021 | Pinja Blog | Circular economy and natural resources, Supply chain management

The approach of the turn of the year means that reporting in the environmental monitoring system (YLVA) is right around the corner. What often makes the reporting particularly challenging is the fragmentation of...

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24 September 2021

Automated and agile sustainability reporting

24.09.2021 | Pinja Blog | Circular economy and natural resources, Supply chain management

The goal of Finland’s national energy and climate strategy is for the share of renewable energy in final energy consumption to rise by more than 50 percent by 2030. More attention will be paid in the future to the...

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10 September 2021

Efficiency and tools for smooth reporting in YLVA

10.09.2021 | Pinja Blog | Circular economy and natural resources, Supply chain management

As the turn of the year approaches, reporting in the YLVA system is once again a topical issue for every circular economy operator under an environmental permit. Finnish legislation requires that annual waste data on...

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27 August 2021

Electronic movement documents enhance transport management and reporting

27.08.2021 | Pinja Blog | Circular economy and natural resources, Supply chain management

Finland’s new Waste Act entered into force this summer, and the electronic movement document, among other things, has been vastly discussed by circular economy operators in recent months. The new Waste Act strongly...

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22 April 2021

4 ways to increase the efficiency of material flows in the circular economy

22.04.2021 | Pinja Blog | Circular economy and natural resources, Supply chain management

The circular economy sector is growing steadily and intensifying competition requires the development of existing operating models. In a circular economy, effective management of material flows is at the heart of the...

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09 February 2021

The new Waste Act of 2021 requires the use of electronic transfer documents – why react to the obligation now?

09.02.2021 | Pinja Blog | Circular economy and natural resources, Supply chain management

In Finland, the Waste Act has required the use of a transfer document for the transport of certain waste since 2012. The purpose of a transfer document is to ensure proper handling and transport of hazardous waste and...

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09 December 2020

New Waste Act 2021 in Finland – stricter reporting requirements call for effective material flow management

09.12.2020 | Pinja Blog | Circular economy and natural resources, Supply chain management, Sustainability

The circular economy sector is growing exponentially, which also means that there is a constant need for the companies in the industry to develop. In addition to the competition, development is required as the...

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04 November 2020

4+1 most important things to consider in managing material flows in circular economies

04.11.2020 | Pinja Blog | Circular economy and natural resources, Supply chain management, Industrial digitalization, Sustainability

The efficient management of material flows is in key role in maintaining and improving the profitability of businesses operating in circular economy. These businesses often manage up to hundreds of inbound and outbound...

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