News & Stories
Today's Sweden blog is about a facility called FIXA-TILL operated by the city of Lund. It is a facility that offers rental services such as tools and sewing machines. I love this concept and wish it can be done in Japan too!
Today's blog is about your own “Carbon footprint”. Carbon footprint is the amount of carbon dioxide (CO2) emissions associated with all the activities of a person or other entities. It includes direct emissions as well as emissions required to produce the electricity associated with goods and services consumed. In Sweden, they have apps that can calculate your carbon footprints!
Today's Sweden blog is about how they have been shifting more and more to paperless in offices. Apparently all notifications and billing documents that have been sent by mail are now digital! And these documents are delivered within one app. How is this done? We'd really love Japan to be more paperless too...
This month's Mika blog is about education in Sweden. How do you nurture children so that they can make the right decisions of how to work with and help the environment? How is this done in Sweden?
Half a year has passed since Mika started writing about the Eco life in Sweden. She said thanks to the blog she has been able to find many new discoveries. Today, she will be talking about packaging in Sweden.
This time Mika talks about the cleaning situation in Sweden! What do they usually use? It seems that they have eco-friendly techniques that can be used on a daily basis.
In Japan from next month (July), you will be charged for plastic shopping bags at stores. In Sweden, taxation on plastic shopping bags has started in May. How does it work?
In Sweden, there is a tradition of “veckohandla" or "weekly shopping” where you buy all the food and daily necessities that you need for the week during the once a week shopping. What is this all about?
April is Easter! What is Easter like in Sweden? This month Mika talks about Easter tradition from Sweden in her blog.