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Recycled materials in wood plastic composites

A-plast makes products from sawdust, rice hulls and vegetable oil. The material, called WPC, or wood plastic composites, contains 70 percent recycled wood. It combines the lightness and robustness of plastic with the touch and feel of wooden surfaces.

A green performance at the opera

GöteborgsOperan (the Gothenburg Opera), sustainability is not just a fancy green backdrop, but the recurrent leitmotif - from the solar panels and beehives on the roof, to life cycle assessments of entire productions.

Grocery stores turn their food waste into resources

Food loss is a big problem. SUEZ Recycling's BioSimplex system makes it easy for grocery stores to manage their food waste – and foodstuff that has to be discarded is turned into biogas instead.

Unique friction-reducing technology saves fuel

Triboron's technology can lower the fuel consumption of a combustion engine by up to ten percent. Friction in the engine is reduced with a boron-based lubricant added to the fuel.

Energy innovation recovers the lost heat

Climeon's modular system converts low temperature waste heat and geothermal heat to electricity, addressing an unexplored market. Ultimately, the company aims to replace fossil fuel based electricity production entirely.

Sustainability through the supply chains

The complex supply chains of the modern world economy are stretched across the globe. With better data, the flows of commodities can be mapped and analyzed, giving companies and others a tool to follow up on sustainability ambitions.

Energy innovation recovers the lost heat

Climeon’s modular system converts low temperature waste heat and geothermal heat to electricity, addressing an unexplored market. Ultimately, the company aims to replace fossil fuel based electricity production entirely.

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Suit up sustainably in recycled polyester

Tailor Konfektion is a clothing company that makes use of recycled plastics. The polyester, retrieved from PET bottles, saves 60 percent of the energy and 30 percent of the emissions compared to virgin material – with 6 percent of the water use.

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Recycled materials in wood plastic composites

A-plast makes products from sawdust, rice hulls and vegetable oil. The material, called WPC, or wood plastic composites, contains 70 percent recycled wood. It combines the lightness and robustness of plastic with the touch and feel of wooden surfaces.

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