Material Efficiency

Motiva Oy promotes material and energy efficiency on national level. Motiva produces expert services in order to promote efficient energy and material use in Finland. The company’s services are utilised by the public administration, businesses, communities, and consumers. Motiva Oy is a state owned company.

The Material Efficiency Centre was established in Motiva in spring 2008. The Centre aims at being a well known and independent national coordinator, information source and networker in the field of material efficiency. The Centre initiates and coordinates interactive networks among material efficiency professionals and acts as a data and knowledge centre.

Planning is the key for smart material efficiency

Motiva promotes material efficiency by emphasising the importance of pro-activity and early adaptation. Best results in material efficiency are achieved by influencing early on through planning and promoting Design for Environment. In an optimal situation the whole value chain will benefit from life cycle considerations in product development.

Page last updated 10.6.2014