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21Nov '18

What India can learn from Sweden’s recycling revolution

SmartCitiesCouncil,India

According to experts, the world is heading towards a catastrophic 2 degrees Celsius increase in temperature because of climate change and greenhouse gases. This article suggests that India should get inspiration from the blue ocean opportunity identified by Sweden. Through an inclusive nation-wide recycling strategy, Sweden has transformed the high-cost burden of waste into a profitable venture. By converting its waste into energy, Sweden has reduced its carbon dioxide emissions by 2.2 million tonnes a year and generates $100 million annually by recycling the waste produced by other countries.
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