Essays about: "water environment"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 369 essays containing the words water environment.

  1. 1. 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

  2. 2. 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

  3. 3. Soil water solution DOC dynamics during winter in boreal hillslopes

    University essay from Uppsala universitet/Institutionen för geovetenskaper

    Author : Paulina Bastviken; [2014]
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    Abstract : When plants and animals die they are decomposed into microscopic particles of organic carbon. In the ground, these carbon particles are dissolved in the soil water and eventually transported to the streamchannel with the flow of the groundwater. READ MORE

  4. 4. Mineral barrier systems for the treatment of metal-polluted water from an alum shale deposit

    University essay from Uppsala universitet/Institutionen för geovetenskaper

    Author : Isabell Gärtner; [2014]
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    Abstract : Oil and gas were recovered from alum shale (black shale) at Kvarntorp, Närke,during a period of 24 years. One of the remnants of this industry is a 100 m highdeposit with high contents of uranium, arsenic, molybdenum, vanadium and otherelements. READ MORE

  5. 5. One man’s medicine, another man’s poison : Environmental pollution from pharmaceutical manufacturing in Andhra Pradesh, potential sustainability measures and the role of Swedish actors.

    University essay from Linköpings universitet/Linköpings universitet/Tema vatten i natur och samhälleFilosofiska fakulteten

    Author : Markus Forster; [2014]
    Keywords : Institutions; Manufacture; Outsourcing; Pharmaceuticals; Pollution; India;

    Abstract : Outsourcing of pharmaceutical manufacturing processes from developed countries to emerging economies such as India and China, has become increasingly frequent during the last decade. Simultaneously, impacts and risks associated with pharmaceuticals in the environment, particularly from manufacturing of Active Pharmaceutical Ingredients (APIs), have gained recognition as major threats to sustainable development, locally (due to pollution of ground- and surface water) as well as globally (due to risks with antibiotic resistance development). READ MORE