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Renewable energy a key to resource-efficient cities

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what we do in Resource-efficient cities

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Climate-smart concrete throughout the building process

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I bostadsrättsföreningen Viva i Göteborg har Riksbyggens mål varit att skapa Sveriges mest innovativa bostadsprojekt med fokus på hållbarhet. Med nya tankar om betonganvändning har man hittat sätt som minskar avtrycket på klimatet.

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One bicycle can mean so much

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Taking your rubbish to the recycling centre might seem obvious: however, for those without a car or who are housebound, it can be difficult to get there. In Borås, RISE has studied how the problem of fly tipping in the district of Norrby can be reduced – with the help of a bicycle.

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Solar power and batteries benefiting agriculture

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A collaboration between Vattenfall and RISE is helping farmers who produce solar power to optimise their energy consumption.

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Where heavy rain is a resource, not a problem

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Uppsala is home to a unique stormwater runoff system that irrigates trees and shrubs and even stores water beneath the roadway. As well as being a smart way to use rainwater, this also reduces the risk of high water levels and flooding.

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Independent global communication and collaboration

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