Renewable Matter # 18 / September-October

The Renewable Future is Already Here

by Mario Bonaccorso

Dossier Sweden


In 2014, in Sweden, the bioeconomy accounted for 7.1% of total added value. A country with many ambitions fuelled by the vast availability of biomass and by strong support to research and innovation. But also by the role of companies that understood how the development of new materials is key to their business.


A Country aspiring to have a circulating car fleet no longer powered by fossil fuels by 2030. A national chemical industry that – by the same year – aims at becoming totally oil free. A plant system for the production of cellulose and paper that is already powered by organic sources. A network of plants for the production of cellulose and paper, 96% already powered by...

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