Jul 25, 2017 |
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.Read More
Jul 11, 2017 |
During the summer of 2017 articles from our growing archive will be republished. This one was first published in January 2013. Fredrika Gullfot and her colleagues grow algae. Two thousand square meters of abandoned greenhouses in Hammenhög in southern Sweden have been transformed from cultivating flowers and other plants to the production of single-celled algae. “We grow algae in...Read More
Apr 25, 2017 |
Swedrop's unique storm water filters manage pollution as close to the source as possible. The filters float in the storm water drain, purifying both incoming and already present water from more than 30 pollutants.Read More
Mar 7, 2017 |
BillerudKorsnäs, a leader in sustainability according to DJSI, creates biobased packaging solutions that are climate efficient compared to the materials they replace. A recently launched sealed, stable paper bag is the first of its kind in the world - and the company is currently developing a revolutionary paper bottle for carbonated beverages.Read More
Sep 6, 2016 |
Single-serve coffee systems are convenient and simple to use. Their main drawback is the packaging waste they leave behind, composed of a mix of materials. But recycling is possible. Thanks to a recycling programme created by TASSIMO and TerraCycle, 50 tonnes of waste or 3 million pods and packages have been diverted from incineration.Read More
Aug 23, 2016 |
Food waste is a problem for the economy and the environment alike. The grocery chain City Gross is trying to tackle the problem, by putting special waste investigators in charge of improving procedures and coming up with counteractions. One example is the store in Hyllinge, which serves up food prepared from products close to expiry. ”Wastage is a familiar...Read More
Aug 16, 2016 |
During the summer of 2016 articles from our growing archive will be republished. This one was first published in march 2013. The connection between food and climate change is something that the food industry takes seriously. The production and consumption of food results in the emission of greenhouse gases – from farmland, greenhouse, to the dining table. “For us, climate...Read More
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