LALAPETE project

ABOUT THE PROJECT

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About the project

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Duration: 23 months

The project is funded by the European Union, the Russian Federation and the Republic of Finland in the framework of South-East Finland-Russia CBC 2014-2020 Programme.

LALAPETE aims to bring positive change into the current situation in environmental awareness and circular economy. Aim is to change the current situation in environmental education and create educational material for kindergartens, schools and holiday homes.

Also, to research environmental awareness of the citizens and to organise international workshops, seminars and training events to increase the awareness of environmental protection, climate change mitigation and sustainable lifestyle. 

In the field of circular economy, aim is to have cross border cooperation, share knowledge and make a road map for transition to the circular economy. In addition, the aim is to boost public opinion of products made of recycled materials, to show they are high-quality and exchange ideas of new products and services. 

Lastly, to create joint information system for quick exchange of information on the topics mentioned above.

Work packages 

WP1 Research on environmental awareness and behavior 
WP2 Action to raise the level of environmental awareness and behaviour 
WP3 Facilitating circular economy innovation processes and embracing SMEs, NGOs, artists and other creative actors to participate them 
WP4 Project management, facilitation, and communication

Specific objectives of the project

1. To provide reliable and comparable data on environmental awareness and behaviour in Saint-Petersburg, Lappeenranta and Lahti. 
2. Action plan to promote sustainable environmental behavior in the partner cities, including concrete projects.
3. Facilitating cross-border cooperation in the field of the circular economy.
4. Establishment of joint information systems for quick exchange of information in environmental education and circular economy cooperation and facilitation of future cooperation.

Key information

Name of the project: LALAPETE – Upcycling innovations and environmental awareness LALAPETE 
Project acronym: LALAPETE
Duration of the project: 1.1.2021 – 30.11.2022 (23 months) 
Implementation places for project measures: Lappeenranta, Lahti and St Petersburg  
Budget of the project: 510 000 €, including subsidy of SEFR-CBC Programme 2014-2020 408 000 €  

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