Essays about: "thesis sustainable manufacturing"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 56 essays containing the words thesis sustainable manufacturing.

  1. 1. Critical Factors to Consider in Purchasing for a Sustainable Inbound Supply Chain : A Perspective on Large Scale Lithium-ion Battery Manufacturing

    University essay from KTH/Industriell Management; KTH/Industriell Management

    Author : Ida Carlsson; Maria Pirrtiniemi; [2017]
    Keywords : Lithium-ion battery; Sustainability; Supply chain; Material criticality;

    Abstract : Together with electrification of the transportation sector and the introduction of renewable energy in the electricity grid, the demand for lithium-ion batteries is increasing. As a result of this emerging need, large-scale battery manufacturing is a promising and developing industry. READ MORE

  2. 2. The emperor’s old clothes : a consumer behaviour-based case study on second-hand clothing as a sustainable fashion consumption practice in Italy

    University essay from Lunds universitet/LUCSUS

    Author : Ilaria Tafuri; [2017]
    Keywords : fashion; consumers’ behaviour; Italy; second-hand clothes; slow fashion; sustainable clothing; sustainability science; Social Sciences;

    Abstract : L'attuale sistema della moda, conosciuto come Fast Fashion, è responsabile di gravi porblemi di tipo ambientale ed economico. La democratizzazione della moda ha stimolato l'appetito dei consumatori per nuovi trend, inducendo le compagnie d'abbigliamento a presentare un sempre maggiore numero di collezioni ogni anno. READ MORE

  3. 3. Possibility of enhancing algae drying by integrating infrasound.

    University essay from KTH/Industriell ekologi

    Author : YINGZI SANG; [2017]
    Keywords : Algae storage and preservation; Infrasound; Drying method; Sustainable;

    Abstract : With the aim of designing an infrasound-integrated technology which can enhance the algae drying performance, this thesis provided the theoretical possibility of using infrasound as an algae dehydration technology. To test the relation between algae drying speed and other three parameters namely sound frequency, sound pressure and sample mass, four major experimental groups including initial experiments and core experiments with fifteen sub-experimental groups are designed. READ MORE

  4. 4. "Are we only the bin?" : a study of Malmö's transition towards a sustainable waste society

    University essay from Lunds universitet/LUCSUS

    Author : Jonatan Stoltz Holgersson; [2017]
    Keywords : Sustainable waste management; transition management; municipal solid waste; sustainability science; governance; Social Sciences;

    Abstract : Waste generation is rapidly increasing globally, estimating that 11 billion tonnes of solid waste is produced every year. Cities and urban areas generate large and concentrated waste flows due to the density and multitude of inhabitants. READ MORE

  5. 5. Towards a circular economy : A qualitative study on how to communicate refurbished smartphones in the Swedish market

    University essay from Umeå universitet/Företagsekonomi; Umeå universitet/Företagsekonomi

    Author : Sebastian Holmström; Harald Böhlin; [2017]
    Keywords : Circular Economy; It consumption; Sustainability; Refurbish; Refurbishment; Remanufacturing; Smartphones; Smartphone consumption; Consumer behaviour; Circular consumption; communication; second-hand products; sustainable IT consumption; advertisment; Hållbarhet; Cirkulär ekonomi; rekonditionering;

    Abstract : As there are more than 1.4 billion smartphones sold every year in the world and around four million smartphones in Sweden. In recent years there has been a growing concern to move from a linear economic system to a circular economic system. Smartphones and other electronic equipment stand for the largest growing waste streams in the European Union. READ MORE