The following five news articles were the most read at StateofGreen.com during the month of February 2019. This is your chance to catch up on news items you may have missed that were popular with our readers. The news stories are organised in descending order, with the most read story appearing first.
Denmark’s upgraded green showroom inaugurated with royal presence
On 5 February, the newly renovated House of Green, Denmark’s official showroom for green solutions, was officially opened with HRH Crown Prince Frederik of Denmark in attendance, as well as two Danish ministers, the Lord Mayor of Copenhagen, business leaders, foreign ambassadors in Denmark and civil servants. A truly festive event with ribbon-cutting, enthused speeches and vibrant networking. Read more here.
Transforming phosphorus from wastewater into fertiliser
At the end of January 2019, Scandinavia’s largest phosphorus recycling plant was inaugurated in Aarhus, Denmark, providing a step towards a circular economy as well as a solution to the lack of phosphorus in the world. Read more here.
Renewable Energy Outlook 2019: Fulfilling the Paris Agreement via electrification
Electric power has tremendous potential, given the possibility to use it as a fuel source in transport, heating and industry. It can play a central role in reducing the planet’s CO2 emissions, thereby achieving the objectives of the Paris Agreement. These are the key messages of the Renewable Energy Outlook 2019, that was released in Copenhagen this week. Read more here.
Guiding consumers through date stamps to minimise food waste
A new initiative from the Danish food waste app ‘’Too Good To Go’’ and Danish food manufacturers will make it easier for Danish consumers to understand date stamps on foods correctly. Read more here.
5 examples of how to reduce buildings’ energy consumption
Buildings are one of society’s greatest energy consumers, accounting for almost 40 per cent of global energy consumption and 36 per cent of CO2 emissions. Read more here.