Konsumtionsrapporten from the Centre for konsumtionsvetenskap at Gothenburg university in sweden shows that we more rarely was used during the last year, 2.7 times the per Swedish and years, compared to 3.6 times in 2016.
significantly. In 2008 we added an average of 88 crowns on the various types of repairs. Now is the sum down on the 59 per irish consumer and years.
"We have specialbeställt data from statistics SWEDEN on the number of second handköp and how much we spend on repairs," says Magnus Roos, university of Gothenburg.
the Numbers speak for us in the first place buying new instead of used, and would rather replace things that are broken with the new stuff, than to cook what we already have.
second-hand goods and during economic crises, such as during the financial crisis. But then began the andrahandsköpen to fall again, " he says.
– There is much talk that we need to repair and re-use, and that we need a more circular economy. Therefore, it appears that there is an environmental interest in the society, but it is not visible in the figures from statistics SWEDEN, " says Magnus Roos.
though it takes time to change a behavior. These figures show that we are not there yet, " he says.
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