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Swedish Soprum and recycling Posted by on Sep 26, 2012

Have you ever entered a garbage room in Sweden? If you have did you find it logical or just plain confusing? There actually is a really good set-up for it, with different containers for the different materials you are supposed to sort out and recycle. The main different types being; cardboard, paper (newspapers), plastic, metal…

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Producer responsibility = Producentansvar Posted by on Oct 17, 2011

Many countries all over the world have recently banned free plastic bags (plastpåse) in grocery stores, including in Australia, Great Britain, Ireland, France and many more. Kenya, certain parts of India, Bangladesh and Taiwan have even banned plastic cutlery in some cases. Sweden has not. According to Hannes Borg, employee at the Ministry of Environment…

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Sweden prioritizes recycling Posted by on Aug 25, 2011

It’s funny the things which you notice sometimes. Just the other day I moved into an apartment, one that was built quite a few years back. The linoleum floors, the big windows and the kitchen were the things I noticed, but what I noticed most of all was that under the kitchen sink there was…

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Plastproblemet är löst Posted by on Nov 20, 2008

As I’m sure you know, Sweden is big on recycling and being environmentally friendly. And I happen to like that. We recycle our plastic bottles and aluminum cans and get money back (pant) at the store. Those plastic bottles and cans that can’t be returned for pant go into normal recycling bins. And we have…

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