Mistra REES – Resource-Efficient and Effective Solutions based on circular economy thinking is a 4-year program run by a consortium of leading Swedish universities, large and small companies and societal actors. The program’s vision is to advance the transition of the Swedish manufacturing industry towards a circular and sustainable economy.
Bringing together academy, industry and organizations
First ECD Ecodesign standard
Mistra REES researchers Erik Sundin and Mattias Lindahl are participating in writing a new international standard on Ecodesign called “Environmental Conscious Design (ECD) - Principles, requirements and guidance”
Rees researchers updating ISO 14006
Mistra REES researchers, research as well as results plays an active part in the updating of the ISO 14006 about Environmental management systems -- Guidelines for incorporating ecodesign .
Characteristics, Conditions, Drivers and Obstacles
Resource efficient and effective solutions can be brought about by means of design, new business models and/or through regulation, why drivers and barriers for their realization stem from both market forces and public policy.
Product and Service Design Methods
Design of a product is a key activity for resource efficiency and effectiveness, because it has a high impact on the performance of the product lifecycle including resource efficiency and effectiveness.
Publications from all the projects within the REES program. Including research conducted at Chalmers, Linköping University and Lund University.
New REES report outlines the need for governmental interventions
This report answers the uncertainties policy makers and business executives find in how they can make a difference and provides guidelines towards policy areas that would require particular attention for a functional and effective Circular Economy.
Engaged in MistraRees
This 4-year research program brings together leading Swedish universities, large and small companies and societal actors.