Essays about: "LCA"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 212 essays containing the word LCA.

  1. 1. Textile paper as a circular material

    University essay from KTH/Industriell ekologi

    Author : Archana Ashok; [2017]
    Keywords : Circular economy; paper; textile; recycling; fibre; packaging; value chain; life cycle assessment; LCA; techno-economic assessment; TEA; eco-design; circular material; industrial symbiosis;

    Abstract : Increasing resource efficiency by utilising secondary raw material is one of the key characteristics of a circular economy. Textile dust fibre, a waste generated from textile mechanical recycling has the prospect to be utilised as secondary raw material for producing novel material: textile paper suitable for packaging and other applications. READ MORE

  2. 2. Designing for sustainable grocery shopping : A conceptual design to encourage sustainable shopping

    University essay from KTH/Medieteknik och interaktionsdesign, MID

    Author : Sam André Ajami Gale Rashidi; [2017]
    Keywords : interaction design; design; sustainability; shopping; LCA; grocery;

    Abstract : Climate change is one of the biggest issues that the world faces today, and one of the biggest contributors to climate change are groceries. This paper aims at using digital artefacts to create a product or design that will encourage the user to shop more environmentally friendly. READ MORE

  3. 3. Engineered wood glass combination : Innovative glazing façade system

    University essay from KTH/Byggnadsmaterial

    Author : Alessandra Tapparo; [2017]
    Keywords : wood; glass; combination; engineered products; EWGC; façade; panel; sustainability;

    Abstract : Buildings require a lot of energy during all their lifetime, from the construction site to the use and demolition. The building sector contributes to a large part of the total emissions of greenhouse gases and consume a large amount of water and energy resources, so the material components used in the building sector have gained an important role in the discourse of sustainability. READ MORE

  4. 4. The energy system of Greece : A Techno-economic and Environmental Approach

    University essay from Högskolan i Gävle/Avdelningen för bygg- energi- och miljöteknik; Högskolan i Gävle/Avdelningen för bygg- energi- och miljöteknik

    Author : Stelios Kastis; Vaggelis Kitsios; [2017]
    Keywords : Fossil fuels; renewable energy; electricity; CO2eq emissions; environmental impact; power plants; energy costs; LCA;

    Abstract : The human effort to continuously improve their standard of living in conjunction with the rapid growth of world‟s population, the reckless and the wasteful misuse of energy reserves threaten to lead mankind in an energy deadlock. In an effort to realize the size of the waste of our planet‟s available energy resources, we only need to point out that people have spent the last century stocks of raw materials and energy, which were saved and produced during the lifetime of our planet. READ MORE

  5. 5. Greenhouse gas Reduction in Infrastructure Projects : With a case study of California High-Speed Rail

    University essay from KTH/Miljöstrategisk analys (fms)

    Author : Daniel Balian; [2017]
    Keywords : Carbon management; CO2 reduction; Greenhouse gases; LCA; Infrastructure; Sustainability Assessment Scheme; Rating System; Value Chain; Actors; Stakeholders.;

    Abstract : Infrastructure projects are today major contributors to global warming. However, various strategies for reduction of greenhouse gas emission are available, as described in sustainability assessment schemes and performed in infrastructure projects. READ MORE