Essays about: "Disposable packaging"

Found 5 essays containing the words Disposable packaging.

  1. 1. Bridging the circularity gap in the LDPE value chain: A Tetra Pak and PolyPlank case study in Sweden

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Internationella miljöinstitutet

    Author : Margot Brahmi; [2018]
    Keywords : Plastic recycling; Circular economy; Material recovery; Low-Density Polyethylene; Polylaminated food and beverage packaging; Earth and Environmental Sciences;

    Abstract : The consumption of single use and disposable packaging has led to significant amounts of waste. A large share of food and beverage packaging products are multi-layered aseptic cardboard packages laminated with aluminium and principally with the Low-Density Polyethylene (LDPE) plastic material. READ MORE

  2. 2. Impact of disposable packaging in automotive production

    University essay from Chalmers tekniska högskola/Institutionen för teknikens ekonomi och organisation

    Author : Anna Blomberg; Gabriella Hallams; [2017]
    Keywords : Disposable packaging; Returnable packaging; Packaging requirements; Packaging evaluation; Internal logistics; Material Flow Mapping;

    Abstract : Studies shows that the future packaging trends in the automotive industry are turningtowards an increased usage of disposable packaging in longer distance flows.Accordingly, Volvo Group has initiated a project called Next Generation Packagingwith the objective to harmonize and standardize the Volvo Group’s packaging pool. READ MORE

  3. 3. Zero Waste within the food sector and an evaluation of the package-free distribution of two different food products

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Förpackningslogistik

    Author : Vilhelm Sjölund; [2017]
    Keywords : zero waste; package free; life cycle assessment; food waste; oats; rapeseed oil; Technology and Engineering; Agriculture and Food Sciences; Earth and Environmental Sciences;

    Abstract : This study investigates the zero-waste concept applied to the food industry, and how the environmental impact differs between a package-free scenario found at a specialised Danish retail-store and a conventional scenario, using two reference products typically found in normal retail stores in Sweden. In the Danish store, the oats are sold in gravity dispensers, and the rapeseed oil is sold in glass bottles intended to be brought back to the store by the consumer to be cleaned and reused. READ MORE

  4. 4. Barriers and Incentives to Zero Packaging Food Retail: A Global Stocktake

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Internationella miljöinstitutet

    Author : Alexia Smits Sandano; [2016]
    Keywords : zero packaging; food retailers; barriers; incentives; waste; Earth and Environmental Sciences;

    Abstract : Single use, disposable food packaging comprises a significant portion of the global waste stream resulting from food consumption systems. In an attempt to devise a preventative approach to food retail waste management, niche zero packaging retailers have established shop across the world. READ MORE

  5. 5. Determining Criteria for Choosing Packages in the British Foodservice Supply Chain

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Förpackningslogistik

    Author : Maria Petterson; [2003]
    Keywords : Packages; Foodservice; Supply chain; Technological sciences; Teknik; Technology and Engineering;

    Abstract : The proportion of meals the Europeans eat outside their home steadily increases. We take coffee breaks at work, eat lunch in the office canteen, we order take-away, we go to cafés or pubs to spend time with our friends, we easily grab a snack in vending machines and we eat on airplanes and trains to just mention a few examples. READ MORE