Environment and sustainable development at KTH

KTH contributes to sustainable development by providing educational programmes, conducting research and by interacting with the surrounding community. Through its activities, KTH also impacts the environment in practical terms through the consumption of materials and water, energy and chemicals, travel and transport and construction, and indirectly through purchasing and procurement.

Walking on Ice

Divya Hariramani is a Spanish/Indian student with a keen eye for sustainability issues, and a student of the Master's programme in Renewable Energy .


Room for improvement for LED lights

Researchers recently found that light emitting diodes’ efficiency can be impeded by trace amounts of iron, which is a byproduct of LED production.


Helmet made entirely from forest products

In what looks like an ordinary bicycle helmet, Swedish designers have replaced Styrofoam with a new shock-absorbing material made with renewable and biodegradable wood-based material.


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Cellulose might replace oil as a renewable source

A new method for finding cellulose in its pure form increases the possibility of replacing oil as a material and energy resource.

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