Helsingborg ranked Sweden's most environmentally friendly municipality

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Helsingborg ranked Sweden's most environmentally friendly municipality
Helsingborg in southern Sweden. Photo: Björn Lindgren/TT

Helsingborg in southern Sweden has for the second year in a row been ranked Sweden's most environmentally friendly municipality.


Sustainability magazine Aktuell hållbarhet judged the Skåne municipality to be the best in the area for the third time since it started ranking regions.

"Helsingborg's sustainability work continues to impress with its broad and high level of ambition. We want to highlight examples like Helsingborg and at the same time be a spotlight where necessary," Mikael Salo, editor in chief of Aktuell hållbarhet said in a statement.

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Behind Helsingborg in second was Gävle, followed by Stockholm, Västerås and Karlstad.

The poorest of Sweden’s performers when it comes to environmental efforts, according to the magazine? Åsele, Överkalix and Ragunda.

Aktuell hållbarhet has been studying and comparing Swedish municipalities in their environmental work and goals since 2009.

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