Scandinavia moves to Wood-based Economy

Written by: E M Parsons on Tuesday, April 24, 2018

Listen to how Finland and Sweden are endevouring to switch from an oil-based economy to a wood-based one. Their goal is to ditch oil and to substitute trees and wood for products as wide-ranging as plastic, clothing, building and fuel with absolutely no waste. For every tree felled, law requires that another is planted and to avoid uniform conifer plantations, sustainable forests are planted that promote bio-diversity and regeneration.

 

http://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/b09w0g0b

 

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