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Further information on Stora Enso and Kiertokaari visits

Stora Enso’s pulp and paper mill

Stora Enso is one of the world’s leading pulp and paper manufacturers, with significant operations on four continents and 25 000 employees. The Oulu facility produces pulp and high-grade paper for globally well-known magazine brands. Eco-friendliness is one of the company’s values, and the Oulu facility has seen over 14 million euros worth of investment in recent years towards decreasing the facility’s environmental load. During the visit, you will learn about Stora Enso’s global operations, followed by a visit inside the pulp and paper mill, where you will see the massive and complex paper machines in action.

Max group size 48 (first-come-first-served basis with registration in advance)

Stora Enso Oulu mill. Photo: Aleksi Koskinen


Kiertokaari local waste center and eco power plant

Kiertokaari is the municipal waste management company in Oulu, also responsible for 12 neighboring municipalities with a total of 300 000 people. This visit includes a bus tour of the Kiertokaari waste center in Rusko, followed by a visit to the Oulun Energia’s Laanila eco power plant. The eco power plant, commissioned in 2012, turns waste into electricity and heat, while reducing the amount of landfill waste and gas emissions. The power plant uses approximately 140 000 tonnes of municipal and industrial waste annually.

Max group size 48 (first-come-first-served basis with registration in advance)

Oulun Energia's Laanila eco power plant
Photo: Oulun Energia's Laanila eco power plant