100 examples for circular economy

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25. Bio-based material and residual products in the biorefinery Lantmännen Agroetanol

Lantmännen Agroetanol has developed a bio-based circular business, where wheat is process…
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Published 22 April, 2021
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24. Residues from the field become energy

Lantmännen receives harvested grain from Swedish farmers at about 50 facilities. Here, th…
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Published 22 April, 2021
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23. Plant nutrients are extracted in a pilot plant from water currents

The treatment plant's streams contain plant nutrients, such as nitrogen, which can be ext…
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Published 22 April, 2021
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22. Manure becomes biogas, and then back to fertilizer

Gasum has some ten biogas facilities in Sweden. Three of them utilise manure, in combinat…
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Published 14 April, 2021
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21. 350 000 IT products circulated - saved 5580 CO2e

Inrego's business concept is to maximize the reuse of computers and telephones and in 202…
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Published 1 April, 2021
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20. Sustainable living environments on top of what has already been built

Building on existing buildings instead of demolishing and building new saves large amount…
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Published 25 March, 2021
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19. Thousands of tonnes of CO2 savings due to the reuse of aids

Hjälpmedelscentralen, together with the care providers in the Västra Götaland region and …
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Published 25 March, 2021
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18. Circulating pallets and boxes have since the start replaced 2 billion disposable packaging

Svenska Retursystem is the smart cycle for our food and was established in 1997. The busi…
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Published 17 March, 2021
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17. Reduced food waste have saved 10 000 tonnes CO2e

Food waste occurs at all stages of the food chain. The company Allwin, in collaboration w…
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Published 12 March, 2021
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16. OnceMore enables circular flows in fashion and textiles industry

After several years of development, Södra now offers OnceMore®, a process for industrial …
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Published 11 March, 2021
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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