Products that make it easier to sort waste in a sustainable way.

Common signage system for waste sorting in the Nordic countries

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Miljön är viktigt för vår planet. Hela världen hänger ihop och vi påverkas av varandras levnadssätt. Att återvinna och återanvända olika material är viktigt för att hålla ner vårt klimatavtryck och för att kunna spara på jordens resurser.

Environmental work

The environment is important to us and we are constantly working on our environmental work. We meet the requirements for the following certifications;

ISO 14001 is an internationally accepted standard, which forms the basis for establishing environmental management, and which can be used in all types of organizations in all kinds of industries.

The Swan sets high environmental and climate requirements. The certificate guarantees that the company uses products with the least possible environmental impact, that a significant part of the paper consumed at the printing house is approved by the Nordic Ecolabel and that the company works to minimize hazardous waste.

Taberg Media Group are also connected to FTI , the business collection system for recycling packaging.

How to manage our waste

The waste ladder is an EU directive that is adopted in the Swedish Environmental Code and governs how the waste is to be handled. Consumption is increasing, which means that more and more waste is produced. Therefore, recycling is not enough, we have to step up the waste ladder, which means reusing and minimizing the amount of waste. This is what the steps in the waste ladder look like: 1. Minimize: Produce goods in a resource-efficient way and by consuming as few goods as possible. 2. Reuse: Reuse your items by leaving them second hand, turning them into something else or selling them. 3. Recycle: If recycling is not possible, the material in the waste should be recycled. 4. Extract energy: If the material cannot be recycled, it must be incinerated in a power plant to convert the energy. 5. Landfill: Dispose of waste in a landfill. It's the worst option and the last resort.
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Glass and metal can be recycled an unlimited amount of times. A recycled can saves energy that is enough for 7 hours of watching TV
Food waste that is sorted correctly is digested and turned into biogas, the residues after digestion are used as fertilizer in the fields.
If all Swedes submitted their caps for a year, the steel would be enough for 2,200 new cars.
Approximately 86 kg of waste is formed to produce a single mobile phone.
Medicines are hazardous waste and should always be returned to the pharmacy.
Only 20% of the earth's population uses as much as 80% of all the earth's resources.
Since 1975, the amount of waste recycled has somehow increased from 60 percent to 99.2 percent.
In 2019, just over 4.8 million tonnes of waste from households in Sweden were treated. This corresponds to 467 kilos per person.
Compared with the countries in the rest of the EU, Swedes produce less rubbish per person, an average of 449 kg compared to 502 kg for the average EU citizen.