Essays about: "Organic certification"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 20 essays containing the words Organic certification.

  1. 1. Waste Management in the Mekong Delta : Characterisation and evaluation of organic waste

    University essay from Linnéuniversitetet/Institutionen för biologi och miljö (BOM)

    Author : Daniel Andersson; [2017]
    Keywords : Compost; Leachate; Waste management; Swedish law; Standards; Certification; Organic waste;

    Abstract : This degree project investigated landfills that takes care of municipal solid waste in an area around the Mekong delta, namely An Giang province, Vietnam. The main objective for this study was to provide basic work in order to create a discussion with the local food markets to separate the household’s food waste from the rest. READ MORE

  2. 2. Risk Assessment and Mitigation Strategies : Suppliers and Retailers in the Swedish Organic Food Market

    University essay from Högskolan i Jönköping/IHH, Företagsekonomi; Högskolan i Jönköping/IHH, Företagsekonomi

    Author : Grégoire Bocquillon; Martin Ekallam; [2016]
    Keywords : organic food supply chain risk assessment risk mitigation strategies swedish organic market;

    Abstract : AbstractBackground: Consumer interest and demand for healthy and ecologically produced local food has led to a high market demand that local production cannot meet. Product attributes of perishability and short life cycles ensure that even local supply chains are challenging to manage. READ MORE

  3. 3. Assessing the relationship between certifications and farm sustainability : a study of short marketing channels and farmers’ perceptions in Catalonia

    University essay from SLU/Department of Work Science, Business Economics, and Environmental Psychology

    Author : Miquel Saludas Cohi; [2016]
    Keywords : sustainability; SAFA; DSRP; participatory guarantee systems; agroecology; Catalonia;

    Abstract : The use of voluntary policies with the form of certifications or guarantee systems together with Short Marketing Channels seem a consolidated system aiming at ‘resocialize’ and ‘relocalize’ food chain actors which upon a sustainable food system must be built. In the organic food certifications two different approaches coexist in Catalonia, the European organic third-party certification (CCPAE) and a regional Participatory Guarantee System (PGS). READ MORE

  4. 4. Assessing the environmental impact of building materials using the Dutch approach: The case of the Triodos bank office building using BREEAM.NL

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Energi och ByggnadsDesign

    Author : Marie Chevalerias; [2015]
    Keywords : National MilieuDatabase.; office building; BREEAM.NL; building materials; shadow cost; LCA; environmental impact; Technology and Engineering; Arts and Architecture; Earth and Environmental Sciences;

    Abstract : With the increasing importance accorded to environmental performance of buildings, the goal of this master thesis is to study the Dutch assessment method for evaluating the environmental impact caused by the material of an office building project with the Dutch version of the BREEAM certification scheme. After doing a literature review to comprehend the current state of affair concerning the assessment method for environmental impact of building material in the Netherlands, the MaterialenTool using the National MilieuDatabase was used to assess different scenarios aiming to reduce the total shadow cost of the building. READ MORE

  5. 5. Farming in the European Union: from organic to sustainable. An assessment of a legal transition based on land stewardship and participatory guarantee systems

    University essay from Lunds universitet/LUCSUS

    Author : Javier Munoz-Blanco Garcia; [2015]
    Keywords : participatory guarantee systems; land stewardship; organic farming; agroecology; sustainability science; Social Sciences;

    Abstract : The conventional agricultural production system is not sustainable. Organic agriculture is assumed to be sustainable from the environmental perspective, and its production and labelling has been regulated in the European Union (EU). READ MORE