Feb 14, 2017 |
For garments, the Swan Ecolabel requires that the entire product lifecycle fulfills strict requirements - from the cotton field to the recycling. The Swedish fashion brand Velour by Nostalgi now presents the world's first jeans to carry the Swan Ecolabel.Read More
Jan 24, 2017 |
Phosphorus leakage causes eutrophication. Ecofiltration Nordic develops silicate based filters that capture phosphorus from sewage water and runoff from farmland, so it can be returned to productive land. The material can also be used to restore eutrophic waters.Read More
Dec 13, 2016 |
Planning the energy production in district heating networks is a challenging task. Weather, consumption forecasting and market fluctuations - there are many variables to consider. Energy Opticon from Lund, Sweden, has developed a prize-winning software solution that automatically optimizes the management of the facilities.Read More
Nov 22, 2016 |
Lightweight constructions save fuel and emissions. Trifilon develops sustainable and environment-friendly lightweight biocomposites with a reinforcement of natural fibers. The materials can be used for both compression molding and injection molding. ”We have a holistic view on sustainable development. For our composites, we want to consider the entire chain from raw materials to recycling. Thus we are using vegetable...Read More
Oct 4, 2016 |
Thermographic cameras form images using infrared radiation, and display images where the colors correspond to differences in temperature. The technology has many applications, e.g. to identify heat loss in a buiding, monitor the function of solar and wind power plants, and detect gas leakage. FLIR, a major exporter, traces its roots to Swedish AGA.Read More
Sep 27, 2016 |
Steel slag used to be a residue with little value. But used as aggregate in asphalt, crushed steel slag provides more stable and quieter roads that require less re-laying. NCC Roads has signed a contract with Ovako to purchase the entire steel slag production in Smedjebacken for ten years - an example of industrial symbiosis with environmental benefits.Read More
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