Essays about: "Circular Economy"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 280 essays containing the words Circular Economy.

  1. 1. The Design of the Plastic Carrier Bag Policy : Success or Failure?

    University essay from Umeå universitet/Statsvetenskapliga institutionen

    Author : Nina Lovering; [2021]
    Keywords : policy design; plastic carrier bag; policy design; policy instruments; plastic; circular economy;

    Abstract : The choice of policy design has crucial implications for a policy’s efficiency. Plastic as a material is an important issue because of its fossil origin and because it often ends up as litter and spreads microplastics. READ MORE

  2. 2. The complexity of circular business models and the effect of firm size in the clothing industry - A variable development and quantitative study for the clothing industry

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Företagsekonomiska institutionen

    Author : Christoffer Lindström; Carl Berggren; [2020-07-01]
    Keywords : Circular business models; circular economy; sustainable business models; closing the loop strategies;

    Abstract : With the newly added focus on the social and environmental costs associated with the fast fashionand clothing industry, many researchers have attempted to solve the problem and come up withvalid theories for change. A way to minimize externalities is with the implementation of circular businessmodels, which have become increasingly relevant to prolong the life cycle of products, reducethe use of natural resources and minimize harmful emissions and can, therefore, be a possible solutionto the problem. READ MORE

  3. 3. The Innovative Swap System - A contingent valuation study on joining a swap system with sustainable cups

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Institutionen för nationalekonomi med statistik

    Author : Pontus Meier; Fanny Thulin; [2020-03-03]
    Keywords : Sustainability; Contingent Valuation Method; Willingness to Pay; Theory of Planned Behaviour; Circular Economy; Disposable Cups; Reusable Cups;

    Abstract : Although awareness of the problems caused by disposables is increasing, it is not well known that recycling of paper cups is difficult. Consequently, billions of cups end up in landfills every year. READ MORE

  4. 4. Assessment of Urban Metabolism of Stockholm Royal Seaport : Through the Enhanced Economy Wide Material Flow Accounting Framework

    University essay from KTH/Hållbar utveckling, miljövetenskap och teknik

    Author : Sina Abrishami; [2020]
    Keywords : Urban Metabolism; Economic Wide Material Flow Analysis; Material Flow Analysis; Stockholm Royal Seaport; Circular Economy; Bottom-up data; Top-down data;

    Abstract : Material flows in Urban Metabolism play a key role for the purpose of building urban areas and growing the economy. There is lack of standard method for accounting of material flows within and across the boundaries of urban systems. READ MORE

  5. 5. Second Life Batteries Faciliating Sustainable Transition in the Transport and Energy Sectors? : An Exploratory Field Study in Colombia

    University essay from KTH/Skolan för industriell teknik och management (ITM); KTH/Skolan för industriell teknik och management (ITM)

    Author : Iris Vesterberg; Sofia Westerlund; [2020]
    Keywords : Second life batteries; Electric vehicles; Lithium-Ion batteries; Battery energy storage; Colombia; Sustainable transition;

    Abstract : The increasing number of vehicles in Colombian cities have resulted in alarmingly low quality of air, further resulting in increasing health issues. One potential solution to this issue could be a shift from ICEVs (internal combustion engine vehicles) to EVs (electric vehicles). READ MORE