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| newsStrategic projects to review the potential of Industrial Symbiosis in Sweden
Researchers from IVL Swedish Environmental Research Institute, Linköping University, Rise and through collaboration with industrial partners from Sotenäs Symbioscenter, HiFab, Econova, Tekniska Verken i Linköping and Holmen have begun collaboration on several projects to improve and the use of industrial symbiosis in Sweden. The projects are funded through the Strategic Innovation Program, Resource.
| pressreleaseAutomatic rather than manual sorting provides new opportunities for increased textile recycling. In a unique pilot plant in Avesta, a thirty-metre machine uses optical sensors to sort textiles based on their fibre content.
| newsIncreased production of biofuels from the sea and its possible impact on the ecosystem
Research is underway to determine whether cultivating algae and sea squirts may be a promising alternative for the production of biofuels. However, more knowledge is needed about how large-scale production might affect the sea and its ecosystem services.
| newsHow can emissions trading become a more effective climate policy tool?
What is needed to make emissions trading work? How can the system become more proactive when it comes to climate adaptation? Researchers from IVL Swedish Environmental Research Institute, the University of Gothenburg, and the American organization Resources for the Future are setting out to investigate just that, with support provided by the Swedish Energy Agency.