Green Gothenburg

Alelyckan – Pioneering Recycling Park

Alelyckan recycling park was developed as a pioneering facility, where objects perceived as waste are received, repaired, processed and sold on site.

The park includes a thrift shop, a workshop for renovating furniture and bicycles, anda store for used building materials like windows, closets, tiles, WCs and even entire porches. Apart from bringing new life to objects and materials, the facilities also offer vocational training for unemployed people.


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Sustainable energy efficient renovation Tjärna Ängar

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Stormwater Management

DRIZZLE is a competence centre committed to excellent needs-driven research, and to develop pioneering stormwater solutions that minimize pollution loads on receiving waters; that minimize the risk for urban flooding; and that capture the opportunities that stormwater runoff can offer.

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