The goal of the research project, launched in 2019, is to study the current health status of residents of Satakunta living at home or in home care and to identify latent public diseases as early as possible. The research utilizes e.g. health data stored in the data pool.
Consumers are used to take their used batteries and piles to over 10 000 recycling points in different shops and supermarkets around the country. The aim is to recycle 45 per cent of batteries and piles, and during the last few years, this objective has been reached. In the recycling process ferromagnetic materials and zinc are separated from batteries and piles. These metals are reused in building, automotive and pharmaceutical industry.