Essays about: "ecological product"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 53 essays containing the words ecological product.

  1. 1. 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

  2. 2. Greening Potosí : making use of green infrastructure in a dense, informal settlement of Bogotá

    University essay from SLU/Dept. of Urban and Rural Development

    Author : Amanda Hultman; Johanna Svahn; [2016]
    Keywords : green infrastructure; informal settlement; Potosí; public green space;

    Abstract : Today more people are living in urban areas than in rural and the global trend of urbanization is rapidly increasing. In Colombia, around 76 per cent of the population is living in urban areas, most of them in the capital city Bogotá. READ MORE

  3. 3. Is Swedish Public Procurement Ready for Sustainable Product Development? : An Investigation on Barriers in Public Procurement that Prevents the Diffusion of Sustainable Innovations

    University essay from KTH/Hållbarhet och industriell dynamik

    Author : ELIN SOHLSTRÖM; [2016]
    Keywords : Diffusion; Public Procurement; Sustainable Procurement; Sustainable innovations; Sustainable Development;

    Abstract : The current focus on sustainability entails an extension of companies focus beyond economicobjectives to an approach that also take into account economic, ecological as well as societal performance (Hollos, Blome and Foerstl, 2012). In this context, purchasing and supply has been transformed to have a strategic role in sustainability (Meehan and Bryde, 2011). READ MORE

  4. 4. Military and Nature : An environmental history of Swedish military landscapes

    University essay from Uppsala universitet/Institutionen för arkeologi och antik historia

    Author : Henrik Strömsten; [2016]
    Keywords : Military landscapes; Military geography; Swedish military; Historical ecology; Event ecology; Discourse analysis; Environmentalism; Militära landskap; Militärgeografi; Svensk militär; Historisk ekologi; Diskursanalys; Naturvård;

    Abstract : This thesis, an environmental history of a selected number of Swedish military training environments, is based on observation of military landscapes with a permanent presence of military-related objects and activities, all of which leave their traces in the environment, and how continued military activity is legitimised with environmental arguments. By also observing military policies and documents, I look into how the Swedish military frame their own training environments, and how ‘environmentalist’ discourses is adopted to justify past and present activities. READ MORE

  5. 5. The practice of blogging : slow fashion and sustainable consumption

    University essay from SLU/Dept. of Urban and Rural Development

    Author : Camilla Naess; [2016]
    Keywords : slow fashion; sustainable fashion; sustainable consumption; blog; practice;

    Abstract : The textile industry is the second largest polluter in the world after the oil industry. It is also the fastest growing export industry in Sweden. In Sweden therefore public opinion puts high pressure on the industry to become greener. Green consumption, e. READ MORE