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Construction Plastics in Circular Economy (2 cr)

Code: AT00CU45-3001

General information


21.11.2022 - 31.05.2023


15.01.2023 - 31.05.2023

Number of ECTS credits allocated

2 op

Virtual portion

2 op

Mode of delivery

Distance learning


Faculty of Technology (LAB)



Teaching languages

  • Finnish

Degree programmes

  • Complementary competence and optional courses, Bachelors


  • Anne-Marie Tuomala
  • Pia Haapea

Teacher in charge

Anne-Marie Tuomala

Scheduling groups

  • Itsenäinen 1 (Size: 0. Open UAS: 0.)



Small groups

  • Itsenäinen 1

Learning outcomes

A student knows
- what kind of legislation and goals are related to recycling of plastic
- what kind of film plastics are used in construction value chain and how they are recycled
- how the use of plastics, use optimization and environmentally friendly reduction can be managed by the procurement

Implementation and methods of teaching

Assignments and quizzes are done in digital form

Learning material and recommended literature

The material is available in the course platform.

Alternative completion methods

No alternative performance

Working life cooperation

Partner: Motiva Oy

Learning environment

Self-study based e-learning in digital course platform


How the recycling is regulated?
Sustainable and plastic-conscious procurement and guiding with procurement
Film plastics in construction supply chain
Orientation as a supporting tool of successful recycling
Recycling of plastics and use optimization

Additional information for students: previous knowledge etc.

No prerequisites

Assessment criteria

The course is assessed by pass/fail principle.

Assessment scale


Failed (0)

The course is not made until the end or it is below the acceptance level

Assessment criteria: level 1 (assessment scale 1–5)

not in use

Assessment criteria: level 3 (assessment scale 1–5)

not in use

Assessment criteria: level 5 (assessment scale 1–5)

not in use