Essays about: "Circular economy"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 229 essays containing the words Circular economy.

  1. 1. 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

  2. 2. 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

  3. 3. Investigating the elements of Customer Value Creation in a Circular Business Model : A case of a Swedish startup

    University essay from Uppsala universitet/Institutionen för samhällsbyggnad och industriell teknik; Uppsala universitet/Institutionen för samhällsbyggnad och industriell teknik

    Author : Anirud Gopal Jayashree; Yogeshwaran Ravindran; [2020]
    Keywords : Customer value; customer satisfaction; elements of customer value creation; drivers of customer satisfaction; start-up; circular business model; circular economy;

    Abstract : The circular economy and its implications on businesses have been an area of interest for researchers and firms alike. The transition has been a rough one, but many firms are moving towards sustainable practices these days, if not circular. READ MORE

  4. 4. Defining requirements of PET scrap for open loop recycling of post-industrial waste

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Kemiteknik (CI)

    Author : Josephine Digné; [2020]
    Keywords : Chemical Engineering; plastics; thermoplastics; PET; polyethylene terephthalate; foamed plastics; recycling; post-industrial waste; circular economy; återvinning; kemiteknik; Technology and Engineering;

    Abstract : To reduce the environmental impact and minimize the exploitation of the depleting re-sources, the transition to a circular economy is vital. It proposes an economy of reduced ma-terial consumption and increased reuse and recycling of plastics and other materials. READ MORE

  5. 5. Implementing a Take-back Scheme in the Swedish Fashion Industry : a Dynamic Capability Perspective

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

    Author : Louisa Svensson; Sara Biondani; [2020]
    Keywords : Take-back Scheme Implementation; Dynamic Capabilities; Circular Business Models; Closed-loop Fashion; Retailers;

    Abstract : Background As of today the textile and fashion industry mainly relies on a linear production model, also referred to as the take-make-waste system. This economy depends solely on the single use of raw materials leaving space for an open-ended production and no intention of salvaging or recovering resources. READ MORE