Essays about: "Organic food"

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  1. 1. Price Premium of Organic Food in Sweden

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Institutionen för nationalekonomi med statistik

    Author : Markus Hertz; Felix Åkebrand; [2017-03-14]
    Keywords : ;

    Abstract : Individuals are increasingly demanding pesticide-free and environmentally friendlier options in their grocery shopping. They are, however, well aware that when arriving at the cashier- they are going to have to pay for it. Literally. READ MORE

  2. 2. Investigation of biochemical methane potential in Thái Nguyên city and Sông Công city in Vietnam

    University essay from Linköpings universitet/Tema Miljöförändring; Linköpings universitet/Tema Miljöförändring

    Author : Anurag Deo; Mette Axelsson Bjerg; [2017]
    Keywords : Substrate Investigation; Biogas; Biochemical Methane Potential Tests; BMP; Brewery Waste; Food Waste; Waste Water Treatment Plant sludge; WWTP; Vietnam;

    Abstract : Currently Vietnam is facing several problems with waste handling. For instance, a lot of the municipal organic solid waste is dumped at landfills, which contributes to environmental difficulties such as greenhouse gas emissions. READ MORE

  3. 3. Impact of Crop Diversity, Fertilization and Legumes on Soil Organic Carbon in Grasslands

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Miljövetenskaplig utbildning

    Author : Kristina Witzgall; [2016]
    Keywords : soil quality; Soil organic carbon; agricultural productivity; perennial production grassland; fertilization; crop diversity; soil carbon; Earth and Environmental Sciences;

    Abstract : Agricultural soil quality is decreasing as a result of the expansion and intensification of agriculture. A key indicator of soil quality is soil organic carbon (SOC) which is degraded when land is converted from natural to cultivated systems and subject to intensive agricultural land use, reflecting reduced soil fertility and productivity. READ MORE

  4. 4. Analysis of Per- and Polyfluoroalkyl Substances (PFASs) in African Darter (Anhinga rufa) Eggs along Vaal River, South Africa : Comparison of Homologue and Isomer Profiles

    University essay from Örebro universitet/Institutionen för naturvetenskap och teknik

    Author : Felicia Fredriksson; [2016]
    Keywords : Per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances PFASs ; Perfluorooctane sulfonate PFOS ; linear and branched isomers; African Darter; Vaal River; bird eggs; Per- och polyfluoralkylerade substanser PFASs ; perfluoroktansulfonat PFOS ; linjära och grenade isomerer; African Darter; Vaal River; fågelägg;

    Abstract : Per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances (PFASs) are a group of toxic and persistent organic compounds. Their properties make them extremely resistant and they have been shown to have bioaccumulation and toxic properties in the environment and also to biomagnify in both aquatic and terrestrial food webs. READ MORE

  5. 5. Environmental impacts of food waste in a life cycle perspective : A case study in a Swedish supermarket

    University essay from Högskolan i Borås/Akademin för textil, teknik och ekonomi

    Author : Pedro Brancoli; [2016]
    Keywords : food waste; life cycle assessment; waste management; supermarket; sustainable development;

    Abstract : The food production system has been acknowledged as a problem that needs to be addressed in order to achieve a sustainable society. Hertwich and Peters (2009), estimate that 10-30% of an individual’s environmental impact is related to the industrial production and consumption of food. READ MORE