Essays about: "Circular Economy"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 170 essays containing the words Circular Economy.

  1. 1. A comparative study of Product Environmental Footprint (PEF) and EN 15804 in the construction sector concentrating on the End-of-Life stage and reducing subjectivity in the formulas

    University essay from KTH/Hållbar utveckling, miljövetenskap och teknik

    Author : Seyed Shahabaldin Seyed Salehi; [2020]
    Keywords : LCA; EN 15804; PEF; Circular Footprint Formula; Recyclability Assessment; Circular Economy; End of life; recycling rate; construction; building; Energy margin; LCA; EN 15804; PEF; Formulär för cirkulär fotavtryck; bedömning av återvinningsbarhet; cirkulär ekonomi; livslängd; återvinningsgrad; konstruktion; byggnad; Bygg; LCA;

    Abstract : One of the main polluting industries in the world with high environmental impact is the construction industry which also generates a huge amount of waste. To overcome the seburdens, we need to reduce the impacts through new solutions, technologies and by injecting circular economy concept into the industry. READ MORE

  2. 2. Climate Neutral Management : Implement Circular Economy in the Construction Industry

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

    Author : Linnéa Weinesson; [2019]
    Keywords : Circular economy; Project management; Construction industry; Waste management; 3R concept; Cirkulär ekonomi; Projektledning; Byggbranschen; Avfallshantering; 3R koncept;

    Abstract : The construction industry releases a great amount of greenhouse gases to the atmosphere, uses loads of resources and generates a lot of waste. These actions are not sustainable, and the industry has therefore created a roadmap of how to become climate neutral until 2045. READ MORE

  3. 3. Oulu Biovillage: Exploring Blue Bioeconomy Ecosystem Opportunities in Oulu, Finland

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Institutionen för arkitektur och byggd miljö

    Author : Emeline Lex; [2019]
    Keywords : Bioeconomy; blue bioeconomy; circular economy; ecosystem; waste-to-resource systems; local; community; regenerative; fish; aquaculture; renewable energies; biogas; bioenergy; live-work; cradle-to-cradle; typologies; greenhouse; environment; business; Oulu; Finland; Arts and Architecture;

    Abstract : By the year 2030, the world will need 50% more food, 45% more energy and 30% more water. This growth in demand will increase pressure on our natural resources. Ingenuitive and adaptive thinking will therefore be required in the ways we build our cities. READ MORE

  4. 4. Stroller Service System : How to make customer products sustainable within the planetary boundaries - using the case product ‘stroller’, PSS and a Design Thinking approach

    University essay from Linköpings universitet/Maskinkonstruktion

    Author : Gustav Thorslund; [2019]
    Keywords : Product Service System; PSS; Circular Economy; Service Design; Sustainability; Planetary Boundaries; Stroller; Design Thinking; Product Development; Wood; b2c; refurbish;

    Abstract : Physical customer products have an environmental impact, such as greenhouse gas emissions, due to the use of virgin resources from cradle-to-grave, especially when the origin of the material is from fossil resources. This thesis aims to create a circular business model, by investigating the product ‘stroller’ and place it in a Product Service System, where the user subscribes to the Stroller Service System. READ MORE

  5. 5. Application of Circular Economy to SME Batik Dyeing and Finishing : Sustainability Vetting of Ciwaringin Batik

    University essay from KTH/Hållbar utveckling, miljövetenskap och teknik

    Author : Maja Harren; [2019]
    Keywords : Batik; Circular Economy; SME; Indonesia;

    Abstract : This study is part of a feasibility study conducted by the Sustainability and Resilience Company (su-re.co), and is identified within this report as the sustainability vetting. READ MORE