Essays about: "Circular economy"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 294 essays containing the words Circular economy.

  1. 1. Securing Costa Rica’s Sustainable Future: A multi-level perspective analysis of the sustainability transition to operationalise the 3Rs in the plastic waste management system in Costa Rica

    University essay from Lunds universitet/LUCSUS

    Author : Maricruz Bravo Gallegos; Stephanie Dowlen; [2022]
    Keywords : Circular economy; integrated sustainable waste management; plastic pollution; waste pickers; recycling; recovery; Social Sciences;

    Abstract : Plastic waste and pollution have proliferated globally causing environmental degradation and biodiversity loss. Costa Rica hosts 5-6% of global biodiversity and struggles to balance socio-economic development with environmental protection in the context of plastic waste management. READ MORE

  2. 2. U-Med : A Mobile Application and a Reverse Vending Machine for Individuals to Reduce Unused Medication Waste

    University essay from Malmö universitet/Institutionen för konst, kultur och kommunikation (K3)

    Author : Ecenur Bacaksizlar; [2022]
    Keywords : Medication waste; circular economy; participatory design; sustainability; medicine sharing; unused medication; reverse vending machine; smart bins; interaction design;

    Abstract : Medication waste, both packaging and actual drug waste, has been having a tremendous impact on the environment and healthcare budget. However, this is even more concerning after Covid-19 affects the drug purchasing behaviours and causes potentially more unused medications while many people are not able to access healthcare. READ MORE

  3. 3. Responsible Investing - ESG and Sustainability in the Contemporary Financial Systems

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Institutionen för handelsrätt

    Author : Ana Osadze; [2022]
    Keywords : ESG; Sustainable Finance; The EU Green Deal; Circular Economy; EU Taxonomy; SFDR; CSRD.; Law and Political Science;

    Abstract : In the contemporary world when the utmost need of sustainable future and responsible investing is widely discussed in order to create a long term, green, socially accountable and liable future, the financial sector and socially conscious investors are progressively applying Environmental, Social and Governance criteria to the process of analysis to identify material risks and further growth opportunities. Even though ESG is a set of non-financial criteria by its definition and not readily quantifiable in monetary terms, it already has a significant influence on the performance of businesses and financial institutions. READ MORE

  4. 4. Promoting Circular Economy By Partial Replacement Of Cement With SCMs : A Review On Wood Ash

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

    Author : Asal Salman; [2022]
    Keywords : Cement; Circular economy; Concrete industry; SCM; Wood ash;

    Abstract : The European Commission adopted the first action plan for the transition to a circular economy in 2015. As a result, the concrete industry’s goal is for all concrete produced in Sweden to be climate neutral by 2045. READ MORE

  5. 5. Transitioning towards a circular economy at an electronics manufacturer: Barriers and solutions for implementing a take back system in the US

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Innovationsteknik

    Author : Ellen Pellosniemi; Ebba Lundgren; [2022]
    Keywords : circular economy; e-waste take back; stakeholder barriers; B2B incentivization; solution prioritization; Technology and Engineering;

    Abstract : So far, over 50 million tonnes of e-waste have been generated globally (World Economic Forum, 2019), raising the question of the role of circular economy in combating climate change (Ellen MacArthur Foundation, 2021). This thesis explores the opportunities for Axis Communications to introduce a take back system for recycling decommissioned products in the US. READ MORE