Tag: Sweden

Swedavia introduces special HVO100 incentive at Stockholm Arlanda and Göteborg airports

Swedavia introduces special HVO100 incentive at Stockholm Arlanda and Göteborg airports

January 19, 2022 |

In Sweden, to encourage companies and other organizations operating at Swedavia’s airports to become fossil-free and start refueling with HVO, fossil-free diesel, on January 1 Swedavia introduced a special HVO 100 incentive at Stockholm Arlanda Airport and Göteborg Landvetter Airport. The goal is now for all ground operations at every Swedavia airport to be fossil-free by […]

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Researchers at Stockholm University develop new method to produce lignin-based materials

Researchers at Stockholm University develop new method to produce lignin-based materials

December 6, 2021 |

In Sweden, researchers at Stockholm University have developed a resource-efficient method to produce new lignin-based materials that can be thermally reprocessed and used to substitute thermosetting resins and adhesives. Researchers at Stockholm University have developed a resource-efficient method to produce a material that behaves like thermosets but can be thermally reprocessed. The team used lignin […]

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Vattenfall, SAS, Shell and LanzaTech to study potential for large-scale synthetic ATJ in Sweden

Vattenfall, SAS, Shell and LanzaTech to study potential for large-scale synthetic ATJ in Sweden

November 3, 2021 |

In Sweden, Vattenfall, SAS, Shell and LanzaTech will together investigate the production of the world’s first synthetic sustainable aviation fuel (SAF) using the LanzaJetTM “Alcohol to Jet” technology on a large scale in Sweden. Instead of using virgin fossil material in the production process, the synthetic SAF will be produced from fossil free electricity and […]

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PETA praises H&M’s animal-free fashion line

PETA praises H&M’s animal-free fashion line

November 1, 2021 |

In Sweden, fast fashion leader H&M has launched a PETA-approved, animal-free collection featuring innovations like grape leather and a down made from flowers instead of geese.   Dubbed Co-Exist, the line aims to emphasize that viable animal-free alternatives for fashion exist today. The line includes a puffer jacket made from down-alternative FLWRDWN, a vest made […]

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Emballator and Borealis expand bio-based PP collaboration

Emballator and Borealis expand bio-based PP collaboration

November 1, 2021 |

In Sweden, Emballator, a leading producer of packaging solutions, and Borealis, a leading provider of innovative polyolefins solutions, are expanding their portfolio in close partnership.  Borealis is providing Emballator with bio-based polypropylene for pails and containers. The raw material is made from used and recovered residue vegetable oil and cooking oils. The biobased material has […]

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Roxtec first to join GEODIS’ marine biofuel program

Roxtec first to join GEODIS’ marine biofuel program

October 20, 2021 |

In Sweden, Roxtec is now the very first company to join the new global Sustainable Marine Fuels concept from the transportation and logistics company GEODIS.      GEODIS has launched the possibility for freight customers to choose Sustainable Marine Fuels, or fuels produced from waste materials such as used cooking oils and forest residues. The […]

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Psych! Beet juice concoction tricks mosquitos into drinking poison

Psych! Beet juice concoction tricks mosquitos into drinking poison

October 18, 2021 |

In Sweden, startup Molecular Attraction has developed a plant-based poison concoction that tricks mosquitos into thinking they’re drink blood.  Made from beet juice, the idea was born when Molecular Attraction cofounder and Stockholm University molecular biosciences professor Noushin Emami noticed mosquitos are more attracted to blood containing malaria parasite than uninfected blood. She soon realized […]

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Volvo is ditching leather interiors for recycled and biobased materials

Volvo is ditching leather interiors for recycled and biobased materials

September 27, 2021 |

In Sweden, automaker Volvo Cars has declared it will go leather free in its 100% electric cars and will transition away from animal leather completely by 2030.   “Being a progressive car maker means we need to address all areas of sustainability, not just CO2 emissions,” said Stuart Templar, director of global sustainability at Volvo Cars, […]

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Pyrocell starts production at Sweden’s first pyrolysis oil plant for biofuels

Pyrocell starts production at Sweden’s first pyrolysis oil plant for biofuels

September 27, 2021 |

In Sweden, jointly owned by Setra and Preem, Pyrocell was formed in 2018 based on the business concept of producing bio-oil from sawdust. Production at the groundbreaking plant – Sweden’s first pyrolysis oil plant for biofuels – is now underway. Pyrocell’s plant is located at Setra Kastet sawmill in Gävle on Sweden’s Baltic coast. It […]

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Swedish regional airline to trial 100% SAF in ATR turboprop flight in early 2022

Swedish regional airline to trial 100% SAF in ATR turboprop flight in early 2022

September 20, 2021 |

In Sweden, Flight Global Reports that Braathens Regional Airlines plans to run a 100% biofuel ATR turboprop flight in early 2022 as the company works to eventually run entirely on biofuel. One of the engines will run on 100% SAF while the other engine will run on a 50% SAF blend with an expected GHG […]

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