Resource efficiency – Policy Development Towards 2025

In the final report of the IVA project Resource-efficient business models the project discusses policy development for a more resource-efficient Sweden. A number of suggestions are presented, and areas for further policy work are touched upon.

Six thematic areas for policy development are brought up: Mapping of different resource flows; Cross-industry collaboration; Traceability and preparation for repair, refurbishment and re-use; Increased utilization by including sharing economy and servicification; Well-functioning markets for secondary raw materials and collection structures; and Increased use of recycled and renewable materials. The project expresses its hopes that this report will lead to the further development of active measures and new policies from the Government and other actors. 

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