Sweden’s largest research program on sustainable consumption

A research program that aims to stimulate a transition to more sustainable consumption in Sweden. The goal is to contribute to change through increased knowledge of how sustainable consumption that is currently practiced by a few can be scaled up and become more common. The focus is on the areas of food, holidays and home decor.

The program has been going since 2018 and has now gone into its second phase which is 2022-2025.

Some of our research results


Working less could improve quality of life and decrease environmental impact – regardless of your pay

Part time work is often described as something undesirable, something that can only benefit high-income earners. However, new research gives us reason to think again. – Instead of involuntary part-time work, we might start to talk about involuntary full-time work in...

Mistra Sustainable Consumption Young Researcher Grant for International Exchange

The program Mistra Sustainable Consumption does for example research on how we reduce consumption and travel more by train. Photo: Unsplash The Mistra Sustainable Consumption (MSC) program seeks to engage young, international researchers as active partners in...

Both environment and community can benefit from repairs

Most agree that we need to switch to a more circular economy, but what could this look like in practice? New research shows what the repair movement can do. In a new study, Karin Bradley, researcher at KTH, and Ola Persson, doctoral student at KTH, explore who has the...