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Bioeconomy

The forest has always been a major industry in North Sweden and the largest use of forest raw materials today is pulp for manufacturing paper products and sawn timber. By utilizing the industry’s residual process streams, new valuable and fossil free products with great potential can be developed. This is in line with the vision that Sweden should be a bioeconomy by 2050.

Biowaste Management in Latvia

Two of the pilot projects from the RECO Baltic 21 Tech projects have been made available for visits. The visit will take approximately 4 hours.

ElectriCity – Cooperation for sustainable public transport

Gothenburg is currently the scene of ElectriCity – an exciting cooperative venture bringing together industry, research and society in the development and testing of solutions for next-generation sustainable public transport.

Sälen Sustainable Tourist Destination

Green Business Region offers a five-day programme on sustainable tourist destinations in the Dalarna region.
This programme focuses on Sälen, the biggest skiing resort
in northern Europe with its 110 slopes in 4 different systems.

Sustainable urban development

Many cities around the world today have problems with poor air quality, and often it is the combination of heat and car exhaust that is the cause. The development of fossil-free transportation in cities of the future is critical. Umeå, has extremely innovative electric buses adapted to cold climates. Umeå’s goal is to have fossil-free city traffic by 2020.

New buildings use significantly less energy than existing buildings, which in turn can reduce their energy use with smart renovation methods. Umeå region has evolved as a hub for sustainable construction and management, and the interest in our work is great. Umeå’s objective is to become a world leader in sustainable construction by 2020.

Tools for reaching climate goals

This visit program shares Gothenburg’s strategy for setting up a climate program and green bonds as a tool to reach environmental goals.

Waste

Through a long-term perspective, Sweden has become a world leader in waste management in a sustainable way.

Waste management pilots of Belarus

In the studytour for Belarus you will be able to visit some newly implemented waste management solutions.

Waste management pilots of Estonia

In the studytour for Estonia you will be able to visit some newly implemented waste management solutions.

Waste management pilots of Latvia

In the studytour for Latvia you will be able to visit some newly implemented waste management solutions.

Waste management pilots of Lithuania

In the studytour for Lithuania you will be able to visit some newly implemented waste management solutions.

World’s best energy system

A five-day programme on sustainable waste management in the Dalarna region. This programme focuses on the city of Falun – a beautiful part of Dalarna with a rich cultural heritage.

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