Essays about: "BIODEGRADABLE WASTE"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 24 essays containing the words BIODEGRADABLE WASTE.

  1. 1. Evaluation of joint formation on cellulosic surfaces

    University essay from KTH/Materialvetenskap

    Author : Erika Fivaz; [2020]
    Keywords : ;

    Abstract : Environmental issues are more and more present in our societies. Pollution engendered by plastic waste have drastically increased these past decades, causing several threats to the ecosystem. Therefore, the need of new biodegradable plastics to replace the actual petroleum-based ones is urgent. READ MORE

  2. 2. Fibers and Textiles Produced from Chitin and Chitosan : A Literature Study For Different Production Methods

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

    Author : Doaa Hameed; Tamar Manouel; [2020]
    Keywords : chitin; chitosan; fibers; nanofibers; textiles; wound dressing; sutures; spinning;

    Abstract : Ökningen av världspopulationen har orsakat en ökad avfallsgenerering. Avfallet kan innehålla betydelsefulla ämnen, vilka kan användas som råvaror i många olika material och för olika ändamål. READ MORE

  3. 3. Paper vs Leaf: Comparative Life Cycle Assessment Of Single-use Plates Made Of Renewable Materials

    University essay from Uppsala universitet/Institutionen för geovetenskaper

    Author : Lucia Korbelyiova; [2019]
    Keywords : Sustainable Development; Life cycle assessment; Disposable plates; Leaf; Paper;

    Abstract : Global plastic pollution of the natural environment is extremely detrimental as it is causing deaths of animal species. More than 80 % of marine litter is made up by plastics and 70 % of those are made up by disposable items. READ MORE

  4. 4. End-of-life scenarios for bioplastic food and drinking packages : a study of Swedish bioplastic waste disposal habitsand environmental impacts

    University essay from SLU/Department of Molecular Sciences

    Author : Tilda Hansson; [2018]
    Keywords : bioplastic; biodegradable plastic; compostable plastic; biobased plastic; PLA; Bio-PET; consumer;

    Abstract : The aim of this study was to investigate real end-of-life scenarios for some of the most common bioplastics, such as PLA and Bio-PET, for food and drinking packages in Sweden and to evaluate some of the potential environmental consequences of these scenarios. Life Cycle Analysis often evaluate intended end-of-life scenarios for bio-plastic products, but this study used an explorative research method, gathering infor-mation of the conduction and habits of bioplastics to evaluate if these scenarios were the ones occurring. READ MORE

  5. 5. Biobaserade barriärmaterial : källor, materialegenskaper och användningsområden

    University essay from SLU/Department of Molecular Sciences

    Author : Lovisa Nilsson; [2018]
    Keywords : biobaserad plast; livsmedelsförpackning; barriäregenskaper; funktionella barriärer; polysackarider;

    Abstract : Plast är ett begrepp som innefattar flertalet material och de används inom många områden. Konventionell plast baseras på fossila resurser vilket är en icke-förnyelsebar källa och problematik som lyfts fram med konventionell plast är kolavtrycket och det avfall som plastindustrin bidrar till. READ MORE