Essays about: "water environment"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 493 essays containing the words water environment.

  1. 1. Consumer practices in use and disposal: the sustainable fashion challenge

    University essay from Högskolan i Borås/Textilhögskolan (THS)

    Author : TERESA GALLARDO; KRISTA KORKIAKOSKI; [2014-09-19]
    Keywords : consumer behaviour; consumer practices; garment life cycle; upcycling; swapping; sustainable fashion; sustainability practices; sociocultural forces; DIY; use and disposal practices;

    Abstract : In the last two decades a drive for sustainable fashion emerged, grew and ultimately failed. In its beginnings the boom of green fashion and the saturation of labelled so-called sustainable garments, followed by the realization that most of the labelling did not hold any consistency behind it, overwhelmed consumers and made them immune to the effects of green marketing. READ MORE

  2. 2. Hospitality and Sustainability A case-study and comparison of the sustainability work by hotels in the Gothenburg area

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Företagsekonomiska institutionen

    Author : Emelie Björnefors; Louise Kjellsson; [2014-08-14]
    Keywords : Hotels; Hospitality; Sustainability; Environment; Gothenburg;

    Abstract : Background and problem: The growing worldwide tourism industry and its potential impact on the environment has become a hot topic within the global hospitality industry. There has been an increase in the consciousness of sustainability issues over the last decades amongst hoteliers and investors. READ MORE

  3. 3. Greener Water Repellency? Feasible alternatives to fluoro chemicals for DWOR treatments on textiles

    University essay from Högskolan i Borås/Textilhögskolan (THS)

    Author : Denize Åkerblom; Erik Göranzon; [2014-03-28]
    Keywords : Water and oil repellent; treatments; water and oil repellency; DWR; DWOR; perfluorinated compounds; PFCs; perfluorooctanoic acid; PFOA; perfluorooctane sulfonates; PFOS; dendrimers; organic silicon; hydrocarbon; hydrocarbon; aliphatic polyurethane; textiles; outdoor clothing; performance; UV-radiation; Martindale; washing;

    Abstract : BACKGROUND: Perfluorinated compounds (PFCs) have been used as durable water and oil repellent treatments in clothing for more than 50 years. The reason for its popularity is related to the chemical structure, which also makes these compounds persistent in the environment. READ MORE

  4. 4. Further development of Sand Bed Burner

    University essay from Karlstads universitet/Science, Mathematics and Engineering Education Research (SMEER)

    Author : Adam Jansson; [2014]
    Keywords : sand; bed; burner; IM; insensitive; munitions; LPG; FCO; BTC; bofors; test; center; propane; heat; radiation; efficiency; combustion; adiabatic; surface; probe; radiation; sandbäddsbrännare; lågkänslig; vapensystem; propangas; propan; värmestrålning; effektivitet; förbänning; adiabatisk;

    Abstract : To determine whether a weapon system meets the requirements set for insensitivity, the system is getting exposed for special tests. One of these tests shows how the system reacts when it ends up in a fire. This test is called the "Fast Cook-Off (FCO) Test", called FCO-test, and performed with a Sand Bed Burner (SBB). READ MORE

  5. 5. Modelling of algae based wastewater treatment : Implementation of the River Water Quality Model no. 1

    University essay from Uppsala universitet/Institutionen för informationsteknologi

    Author : Rasmus Pierong; [2014]
    Keywords : algae; wastewater treatment; activated sludge process; modelling; RWQM1; ASM1; alger; avloppsvattenrening; aktivslamprocessen; modellering; RWQM1; ASM1;

    Abstract : The conventional wastewater treatment of today was developed aiming to mitigate problems occurring in wastewater recipients such as oxygen depletion and eutrophication. The focus of wastewater management has however broadened and major concern is now focused on the sustainability of the wastewater treatment process itself. READ MORE