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Formable sandwich material saves weight

Hybrix is a unique lightweight material made from thin microfiber-laminated metal sheets. It can be used as facade material, in interiors, and in many other applications. Compared to traditional metal half the weight can be saved, and much of the environmental impact.

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.

Rotor sails reduce emissions on the Baltic Sea

In the labyrinthic waterways between Sweden and Finland, the cruise ferries bounce back and forth through the archipelagos. But when it comes to technology development, it is full speed ahead for Viking Line: composite rotor sails, LNG fuel and heat power will make their new ferry the most climate efficient to date.

Swedish forests can turn into fossil-free foam

The bioeconomy is swapping oil for wood, and the research company Cellutech is an important facilitator, building bridges between academy and industry. The company is exploring how transparent wood and special composite materials can be put to use – but a cellulose-based foam material will be the first application of scale.

The future of textiles

The textile industry is one of the world’s largest industries. The production of textiles...

Swedish forests can turn into fossil-free foam

The bioeconomy is swapping oil for wood, and the research company Cellutech is an important facilitator, building bridges between academy and industry. The company is exploring how transparent wood and special composite materials can be put to use – but a cellulose-based foam material will be the first application of scale.

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Rotor sails reduce emissions on the Baltic Sea

In the labyrinthic waterways between Sweden and Finland, the cruise ferries bounce back and forth through the archipelagos. But when it comes to technology development, it is full speed ahead for Viking Line: composite rotor sails, LNG fuel and heat power will make their new ferry the most climate efficient to date.

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Spruce fibre biocomposites substitute plastics

The Swedish-Finnish paper and pulp company Stora Enso has launched Europe’s largest biocomposite production facility at the Hylte mill. The DuraSense product is a raw material with up to 80 percent less environmental impact than traditional plastics, where polymers or biopolymers combine with wooden fibre.

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Formable sandwich material saves weight

Hybrix is a unique lightweight material made from thin microfiber-laminated metal sheets. It can be used as facade material, in interiors, and in many other applications. Compared to traditional metal half the weight can be saved, and much of the environmental impact.

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