Sweden recycles only 10 percent of its plastics

Despite its green image and far-going recycling plan that has been active for decades, Sweden only reuses 10 percent of its plastic waste. Data from the Swedish Nature Protection Authority (Naturvårdsverket) shows that the 10 million people living in Sweden are responsible for more carbon pollution than many of the country’s big industries. Swedish national […]

Risky Business in Sweden: 220,000 Litres of Oil Resting on Drinking Water to help Microsoft

The 14th largest city of Sweden can be entirely without drinking water if a new electricity generator containing 220,000 litres of oil breaks open. The municipality’s environmental office has said no to constructing it, but Gävle’s politicians are overruling this. At stake is the city’s good name, as the power house will support the new […]