Opportunities and challenges

From: Forest BioFacts, the digital learning environment and source of in depth information for professionals in pulp and paper and other biomass conversion industries, which is published by the Finnish Forest Products Engineers Association ( www.forestbiofacts.com ).   The concept of circular bioeconomy is causing a paradigm shift in global economics. This shift provides the forestry sector with a large portfolio of long-lasting…

Carbon cycle and circular bioeconomy

The main source for new raw materials for circular bioeconomy is the productive biological carbon cycle formed by the biosphere and the atmosphere (Figure 1)

Introduction to forest-based bioeconomy

From: Forest BioFacts, the digital learning environment and source of in depth information for professionals in pulp and paper and other biomass conversion industries, which is published by the Finnish Forest Products Engineers Association ( www.forestbiofacts.com ). Introduction to forest-based bioeconomy Wood is a renewable natural material with various uses, and it has always satisfied people’s diverse and ever changing needs. Early hunter-gatherers made…