Find here some long and short readings about Zero Waste, Waste Management, and Sustainable Lifestyles.


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Nudging people towards more sustainable behaviour

As much as we are aware of the worrying state of the planet and the part we play in it, many of us find it difficult to always make the right (aka “green”) decision. We may promise ourselves to be a better friend to the environment on Sunday night, come Thursday, it is easy to forget all about it when you have found yourself without a tote bag at the grocery store, without a keep cup at the café, craving a long bubble bath after a hard day at the office or lacking the energy to sort out the trash…After a few of these daily tasks turned into a struggle by our newly green conscious, we tend to retrieve to our old quick and easy, habits, leaving us feeling frustrated and guilty. Read more


How do waste management and incineration in Sweden contribute to climate change?

Waste disposal and incineration are the two least sustainable waste management methods as they both generate greenhouse gas emissions. In Sweden since 1990, the emissions from waste treatment have been decreasing while those from waste incineration for energy recovery have been increasing, as more w... Read more


About recycling rates & product lifetime in the circular economy.

Prof. Dr Walter Stahel is one of the founding fathers of the circular economy, and the core science behind it. In a lecture he held at KTH in March 2021, Stahel presented very convincingly why we should not only focus on high recycling rates, but first and foremost on products with long lifetime.... Read more


Annual Report 2019-2020

Zero Waste Stockholm’s annual report for the years 2019 and 2020 is now available to read and download. In the document you will find all about our association: who we are, how we work, our mission, accomplishments, 2019 and 2020 financial report and vision for 2021.... Read more

Beverage Cartons 2

New study shows that beverage cartons are far from reaching circularity

The European legislation on recycling statistics is evolving in order to report recycling rates closer to the rates of material actually recycled. Before 2020, the recycling rates included incineration, which was misleading. The new method of reporting is now counting the quantities of material at t... Read more