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Unread newspapers insulate buildings

ISOCELL's custom-made insulating materials are made from recycled newspapers. The cellulose-based product has excellent properties and low climate impact.

A cure for poor bathing water quality

Bathing sites near urban areas frequently have problems with poor water quality caused by waste water discharges. Kemira's disinfectant DesinFix cleans bathing water quickly with no hazardous substances remaining in the water.

Beer with smaller climate impact

Our drinking habits and the beer market have changed a lot in recent years. Ten years ago, there were about 20 breweries operating in Sweden. Today, the number is closer to 190. In the 1970s, Systembolaget (the government owned chain of liquor stores with monopoly on alcohol sales in Sweden) offered 50 different kinds of beer. Now, thousands of beers are available. In the 1970s, few except the environmental authorities made any connection between beer production and the environment, or linked business opportunities to environmental advantage.

Cleaner mining operations with electric loaders

Underground electric loaders improve operational costs, eliminate noise and diesel emissions and minimize the need for underground ventilation. Atlas Copco's new battery powered loaders match the power of diesel loaders, and offer smart automated functions.

Crowdfunding investments generate affordable solar power

TRINE wants to end energy poverty. The company's digital platform funnels micro investments to local energy entrepreneurs, funding economically viable off-grid solar energy projects in rural regions of developing countries.

GMO’s – a controversial tool

A growing world population requires ever-increasing food production. One of the possible methods is to genetically modify plants and animals. GMOs can contribute to feeding people, but can also be an environmental benefit by reducing the environmental impact of pesticide use in agriculture, contributing to less soil erosion, and reduce nutrient discharges from fish farms.

Cleaner mining operations with electric loaders

Underground electric loaders improve operational costs, eliminate noise and diesel emissions and minimize the need for underground ventilation. Atlas Copco’s new battery powered loaders match the power of diesel loaders, and offer smart automated functions.

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A cure for poor bathing water quality

Bathing sites near urban areas frequently have problems with poor water quality caused by waste water discharges. Kemira’s disinfectant DesinFix cleans bathing water quickly with no hazardous substances remaining in the water.

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All carrier bags are not created equal

Plastic waste is one of the great environmental concerns in a global perspective. In Sweden, plastic carrier bags are thin and strong, and often find reuse before being recycled. More and more products are made from recycled material and bioplastics.

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The Swedish project Advantage Environment provides information about existing and future products designed to reduce environmental impacts.

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