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Waste not want not: Sweden to give tax breaks for (bike) repairs

on Wed, 09/21/2016 - 00:10

 

The Swedish government is introducing tax breaks on repairs to everything from bicycles to washing machines so it will no longer make sense to throw out old or broken items and buy new ones.

“We believe that this could substantially lower the cost and so make it more rational economic behaviour to repair your goods"

https://www.theguardian.com/world/2016/sep/19/waste-not-want-not-sweden-tax-breaks-repairs