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Sweden’s Recycling

Sweden’s Recycling

When it comes to recycling, Sweden sets an example for the rest of the world. Thanks to a government prioritization on sustainability, the Nordic country recycles 1.5 billion bottles and cans annually, a staggering amount for a population of about 9.6 million (in 2013). In terms of rubbish, Swedes only produce a measly 461 kilograms (1,106 pounds) of...
The Economist explains: Why Sweden has so few road deaths

The Economist explains: Why Sweden has so few road deaths

With only three of every 100,000 Swedes dying on the roads each year, compared with 5.5 per 100,000 across the European Union, 11.4 in America and 40 in the Dominican Republic, which has the world’s deadliest traffic, Sweden’s roads have become the world’s safest. Other places such as New York City are now trying to...
Sweden Runs Out of Garbage

Sweden Runs Out of Garbage

By: Amanda Froelich, True Activist. Imagine a world where pollution is a non-issue, cities are pristine, healthy environments to live in, and little to no entanglements from discarded trash injures wildlife or clogs the oceans. In Sweden, this is almost a reality, yet it’s causing a paradoxical predicament for the recycle-happy country that relies on...
Top five places to see the Northern Lights

Top five places to see the Northern Lights

NASA has predicted 2012 to be the best conditions for decades to see the natural phenomenon that is the Aurora Borealis, or Northern Lights. But where is best to see this mystical wonder? Get the answer at http://uk.travel.yahoo.com/p-promo-3362075. Mabl, Spain