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  • Biogas plant Tuvan, Skellefteå

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    The municipalty of Skellefteå collect waste from homes and workplaces and produces there own biogasfuell for use in the municipality cars and in the public buses. The Biogas plant turns organic waste into biogas. Food bio waste from homes and workplaces is selected and placed in the brown waste container so that it can be taken to the biogas plant. The fuel that comes from this plant is used in the municipality cars and in the public buses, but it can also be bought by anyone whose car can take such fuel.

  • Campus Lindholmen - a Development Centre for Optimised Waste Collection

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    At Campus Lindholmen, low-speed electric vehicles combine with specially designed trucks to collect sorted waste and distribute goods to a variety of recipients. The result is an 80–90 percent reduction in heavy-vehicle traffic. Campus Lindholmen in Gothenburg covers an area of less than 10 hectares (one-tenth of a square kilometre) but is a vital hub for developing sustainable waste collection and goods distribution and reducing heavy-vehicle traffic.

  • Combined heat and power plant Hedensbyn

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    CHP Plant

    Hedensbyn was Skellefteå Kraft’s first bioenergy combine when it started operations in 1996 and has been a world leader in the development of modern bioenergy technology ever since. The facility consists of a Combined Heat and Power plant generating district heating and green electricity, as well as a biopellet factory.

  • Cutting Edge Sustainable Building

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    The municipality of Örnsköldsvik has a long given priority to sustainable and energy efficient building. The expertise regarding energy efficiency and alternative energy sources are great and we have benefited from the expertise available internally in the municipality and held by planners, designers and installers when new building erected. In Ornskoldsvik, we have recently built schools, nursing homes, swimming pools and office buildings. All along, the minimization of energy has been an important issue.
    If you are interested visit us and take part of our field trips.

  • District Heating Moskogen - Secures heat supply with reliable delivery and low environmental impact

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    CHP plant produces district heating for Kalmar city and suburbs as well as renewable electricity equivalent to 1/3 of Kalmar's electricity needs. The plant is fed with biomass from the forest in the form of wood chips, bark and residues from forestry and wood industries as well as a small amount of peat. CHP plant produces district heating for Kalmar city and suburbs as well as renewable electricity equivalent to 1/3 of Kalmar's electricity needs.

  • Falu Recycling Centre

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    One of Falu Energi & Vatten’s businesses is Waste Management. These include the Falu Recycling Plant that takes care of all household waste and a large part of the waste from private sectors in Falun Municipality. Falu Recycling Centre recycle 99% of the waste and the little that remains to end up in sanitary landfill.

    At the plant, there are several different activities:

  • Filborna Combined Heat- and Power Plant

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    The Filborna plant is a waste-to-energy plant which combusts sorted waste from the nearby region. It supplies approximately 40 percent of Helsingborg’s heating demand. The plant features a state-of-the art, combined flue gas cleaning and condensation system to ensure high efficiency whilst meeting stringent emission requirements. The plant was commissioned in 2013 and is run by Öresundskraft, the municipality of Helsingborg’s wholly owned energy company. It has a 70 MW boiler and an annual incineration limit of 160,000 tonnes of refuse-derived fuel (RDF).

  • Fågelmyra recycling centre

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    Fågelmyra is Borlänge municipality recycling center. This is where bulky waste is placed. Borlange residents sort their waste into containers or as hazardous waste. All containers are signposted and marked to facilitate the sorting. If you believe that all waste ends up in the same place, you will be mighty surprised if you visited Fågelmyra recycling center.

  • Gimonäs Recyclingcenter

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    At Gimonäs Recycling Center the households can submit their bulky waste, garden waste and the hazardous waste at no additional charge. The municipal company, Vakin, owns and operates seven recycling centers in Umeå municipality and one in Vindeln municipality. Gimonäs Recycling Center is the largest and most visited of Vakin’s eight centers, with about 200 000 visitors per year leaving their bulky waste, garden waste and the hazardous waste for recycling. The service is included in the sanitation fee.

  • Green Zone – A Road To Sustainability

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    The Green Zone in Umeå is still a role model as a service area closing the loop - even more than 15 years after its inauguration! Green Zone proves in an educational way that it is possible and economically viable to transform from linear to circular thinking. Many visitors come to here every year to learn more about energy efficiency and sustainable solutions. In the beginning Green Zone was completely unique. No similar facility existed in 2000, when