100 examples for circular economy

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15. Increased shared use reduces the need for new premises

Vakansas' vision is to promote sustainable urban development where people's need for offi…
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Published 1 March, 2021
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14. Second-life batteries in sightseeing boat

During 2019/2020, Eco Sightseeing Sthlm AB, together with El & Marinteknik, carried o…
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Published 26 February, 2021
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13. Plastic packaging in deposit systems saved 60,000 kg CO2e

Incorporating plastic packaging into the deposit system is an important step towards a mo…
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Published 25 February, 2021
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12. Halved climate impact with doubled lifespan of children's jeans

By doubling the lifespan of an item of clothing, you can halve the climate impact. Nimble…
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Published 25 February, 2021
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11. Recycled carbon black reduces emissions by 80 percent

The Swedish company Enviro has developed a patented pyrolysis technology that makes it po…
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Published 25 February, 2021
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10. New technology for recycling textile flooring can save 6000 tonnes CO2

Every year, 2 million square meters of textile flooring are laid in Sweden. What is cover…
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Published 23 February, 2021
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9. Old floors become new - saves 100 tons of CO2

During the renovation of the IKEA department store in Kungens Kurva, 10,000 square meters…
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Published 23 February, 2021
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8. Coffee waste is given new life as 3D-printed furniture

Löfberg's coffee production gets more and new uses. A collaboration with Sculptur has res…
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Published 22 February, 2021
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7. Recycling turns waste into a resource

Leftover construction products are no longer waste at JM. Through agreements with compani…
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Published 22 February, 2021
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6. Collaboration resulted in a 100 percent recycled vacuum cleaner

As a part of the cross-sectoral Circular Initiative; Stena Recycling and Electrolux have …
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Published 11 February, 2021
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5. Waste heat keeping 100 000 apartments warm

Since 1987, Stockholm residents are heating themselves thanks to Stockholm Exergi recover…
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Published 11 February, 2021
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4. 100% recycled plastics eliminate the use of 3,500 tonnes of virgin plastic each year

In 2020, Coca-Cola in Sweden became the first market in the world to make all its plastic…
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Published 11 February, 2021
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3. Hand in damaged phone and receive an equivalent remanufactured or repaired one

Since 2015, Folksam have been working together with Godsinlösen (GIAB) to create a circul…
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Published 11 February, 2021
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2. Using recycled spare parts for cars avoided 2,000 tonnes of waste and saved approximately SEK 290 million

Folksam’s total expenses for building repairs amounted to over SEK 1 billion in 2019, whi…
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Published 11 February, 2021
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1. Stena Recycling gives Volvo's bus batteries a second life

The commercial life of bus batteries is considerably extended and natural resources can b…
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Published 25 January, 2021