WANO across borders

Arctic waste management raises international interest

Jukka Teräs from the WANO project led by NORCE contributed to a panel discussion on solid waste management in Arctic cities on April 26, 2024. The webinar was organised by the Arctic Initiative of the Harvard Kennedy School and Arctic Mayors’ Forum on innovative waste management solutions in the Arctic.


Jukka Teräs attended the panel discussion with Ernst Kloosterman from Tromsø Municipality, Mark Spafford from Alaska Water Group Leader, Jacobs Engineering Group, and Nivi Strunz from Kommune
Qeqertalik, Greenland. The panel was moderated by Nadezhda Filimonova from the Belfer Center’s Arctic Initiative.


Arctic communities have challenges with extreme conditions and limited resources – but change is possible!