Urban Alternatives is launched by a collaboration of different actors which are united in their efforts to create a more democratic, just and sustainable world. This map seeks to highlight initiatives that work towards this goal. Proposal for initiatives not listed yet can be made directly on the website. This process is open to new collaborations.


Röstånga Tillsammans

Social & Solidarity Economy

In 2009, a group of engaged locals in the village of Röstånga in south of Sweden decided to do something to turn around the negative development in their community. Together the villagers have since bought and developed a museum, a restaurant, a microbrewery, a community bus, and housing. The organisational setup keeps the profit in the community, creating employment, sustainable development, and contributing to the local circular economy.

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