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  • European regions bring innovation to life  

    20/05/14

    European regions bring innovation to life  
    The Swedish region Värmland has won the 2014 Regional Innovation Award organised by the Assembly of European Regions (AER) following the building of a sustainable hospital in Karlstad, Sweden. 

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  • Sweden sees big biogas potential in waste

    28/07/11

    Sweden sees big biogas potential in waste
    Anaerobic digestion of food waste could double Sweden’s biogas production and reduce environmental damage by cutting methane emissions from landfill suggests a government strategy.

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  • Building ports from recycled materials

    04/04/11

    Building ports from recycled materials
    A Scandinavian consortium is mixing contaminated sediment with special binders to produce a construction material for ports as a sustainable alternative to dumping at sea or landfill.

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  • Stockholm Water Prize awarded to virtual water innovator

    22/01/09

    Stockholm Water Prize awarded to virtual water innovator
    Professor John Anthony Allan has been awarded the 2008 Stockholm Water Prize in recognition of his contribution to the water sector. He pioneered the concept of ‘virtual water’.

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