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Growing success for climate-clever climate screens

In the Swedish locality Kinna, a 130-year-old factory turns yarn into technical textile ready for export to 130 countries. The climate screens are used in greenhouse cultivation, where they save energy and improve crop quality. Ludvig Svensson flourishes.

Modern second-hand with humans in mind

Most people agree that we should reuse more, but selling leftover things is often a cumbersome process. The second-hand concept of Busfrö keeps the circular economy spinning - and makes it easy for consumers to shoulder their new responsibility as suppliers.

More renewable packaging for Swedish foodstuff

Packaging is responsible for 40 percent of the global plastic production. The food industry is now rapidly replacing fossil-based plastics with renewable and recycled solutions, and Carlsberg, Löfbergs and Arla are among the pioneers.

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.

In the heartland of Swedish sustainable fashion

Filippa K is one of the defining forces when the Swedish fashion industry leaps into a circular future. Active collaborations, design for sustainability and simplicity is their modus operandi.

Can grazing animals save the thawing tundras?

Tundras may have emerged when the ecosystem services from megafauna ceased due to too successful hunting by humans. Today, thawing tundras threaten to release their trapped methane, and accelerate climat change. But some believe that there is a remedy: restored grasslands, repopulated by grazing animals. Perhaps even mammoth hybrids?

Modern second-hand with humans in mind

Most people agree that we should reuse more, but selling leftover things is often a cumbersome process. The second-hand concept of Busfrö keeps the circular economy spinning – and makes it easy for consumers to shoulder their new responsibility as suppliers.

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Can grazing animals save the thawing tundras?

Tundras may have emerged when the ecosystem services from megafauna ceased due to too successful hunting by humans. Today, thawing tundras threaten to release their trapped methane, and accelerate climat change. But some believe that there is a remedy: restored grasslands, repopulated by grazing animals. Perhaps even mammoth hybrids?

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Sustainable hosiery made from recycled nylon

A fossil-based, delicate disposable; anyone who has found a run in their brand new tights may be forgiven for calling sustainable hosiery an oxymoron. Nevertheless, Swedish Stockings are here to challenge that view, with recycled yarns and zero-waste manufacturing.

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A counterweight to fast fashion

Specialized products and fast fashion changes is the norm in the clothing industry. But a Swedish sustainability-focused outdoor brand is pulling in the opposite direction: their design philosophy is to make durable garments with many applications, that can stay with their owner for a long time. To promote this idea, the stores are turned into hubs for circularity.

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