24 May 2024
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Stockholm Addresses Noise Pollution as Part of Becoming Fossil Free by 2040

Europe’s first Green Capital is taking a step further banning petrol and diesel vehicles in the center of the city starting on 31 December 2024. Beginning next year, a part of the inner city will be open to electric vehicle traffic only. Hopefully, noise pollution which is also a major environmental problem will be reduced, in addition to […]

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Stockholm’s Green Revolution: Fossil Fuel Cars Banned in Parts of the City from 2025

Traditional diesel- and gas-powered cars will be banned in parts of Stockholm’s city centre from 2025 to reduce emissions and encourage electric vehicle (EV) adoption. A” low-emissions zone” spanning around twenty blocks will allow only EVs, fuel-cell vehicles, and some hybrid trucks. Although it’s now not uncommon for European capitals to limit usage of gasoline and diesel cars, […]

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Stockholm Leads The Way: World’s First Commercial Electric Passenger Ferry Sets Sail

“Stockholm has become the first city in the world to launch a self-driving, fully-electric commercial passenger ferry”, Interesting Engineering reports. Meet Estelle — an electric Zeabuz ferry that accommodates 25 passengers plus bicycles — and now running from Kungsholmen to Söder Mälarstrand, promising swift and eco-friendly journeys for all. Powered solely by electricity and guided by […]

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Zero Waste: More Than a Trend, a Sustainable Shift in Stockholm’s Culinary Scene

In Stockholm, zero waste isn’t just a trend; it’s a delicious commitment to sustainability that’s making waves in the food scene, as exemplified by popular establishments like Växthuset, Fotografiska, and Bonnie’s. From cosy cafes to upscale eateries, chefs are getting creative with their culinary wizardry, finding ingenious ways to make the most of every ingredient and […]

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Exploring Holistic Wellness at Allt för Hälsan 2023

This past weekend, health enthusiasts, wellness seekers, and those eager to embrace a holistic approach to well-being gathered at the Allt för Hälsan 2023 event. The atmosphere was buzzing with excitement as the event promised a continuation of its successful formula from the previous year, coupled with a renewed commitment to emphasize and educate on […]

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Sipping Sustainability: Stockholm’s Most Ecological Margarita is at XULO

In the heart of Stockholm at Luntmakargatan 44, a culinary revolution is underway at the renowned restaurant XULO, led by its visionary founder, Jonathan Gomez. With an unwavering commitment to sustainability and a passion for creating culinary experiences that delight the senses, Gomez has crafted a margarita that not only tantalises the taste buds but […]

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Swedish Sustainable And Eco-Friendly Brands To Love

The modern Swedish consumer is more and more focused on buying less, making conscious purchasing choices and making it last. Sustainable products that have been made with care for the environment, from the materials they are made off to the processes they use in their manufacturing, all the way to the packaging they are delivered […]

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Micro-farms of the future

How do we imagine a sustainable future? And what are we doing in order to help the world become a better place? I stepped into the world of people who see and build a different way of living and working. Stina, tell me about this concept idea that you and your companions have developed. Imagine […]

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How Stockholm Homeowners Can Improve Indoor Air Quality

Indoor air quality is as important as outdoor air quality, and improving it depends on various factors, including the characteristics of the building and its location, as well as the ventilation. In recent times, both homeowners and the Swedish National Board of Housing and Planning in Stockholm have tried to identify how they can improve the […]

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Reduce Waste! Bring Your Own Container

Bring Your Own Container is an initiative driven by Zero Waste Stockholm. The principle is basically to bring your own containers from home to the restaurant and/or bulk shops to purchase your take-away food or bulk groceries. By following this initiative you reduce considerably the amount of waste produced from the single-use packaging used to […]

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