Essays about: "E-waste management"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 19 essays containing the words E-waste management.

  1. 1. Small-scale biogas production from organic waste and application in mid-income countries – a case study of a Lebanese community

    University essay from Uppsala universitet/Institutionen för geovetenskaper

    Author : Sebastian Huber; [2019]
    Keywords : Sustainable Development; Lebanon; small-scale; biogas production; organic waste; liquid digestate; anaerobic digestion; feasibility study;

    Abstract : The controlled anaerobic digestion of organic waste in a biogas facility aggregates advantages of waste treatment, energy recovery and nutrient recycling and is a promising technology to deal with contemporary issues of waste management and energy recovery. Small-scale biogas production units can be simply designed and successfully operated even in settings where means for advanced technology equipment are low and institutional capacities limited. READ MORE

  2. 2. An investigation into Swedish E-waste collection and recycling system - A case study in Gothenburg

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Graduate School

    Author : Yiwei Zhang; Peyman Bashiri; [2017-06-29]
    Keywords : E-waste management; reverse logistics; Sweden; Gothenburg; E-waste collecting and recycling system;

    Abstract : MSc in Logistics and Transport Management.... READ MORE

  3. 3. Meeting E-Waste Targets in Italy: an evaluation of the national WEEE management system

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Internationella miljöinstitutet

    Author : Marta Pellegrino; [2016]
    Keywords : Extended Producer Responsibility; E-waste; WEEE Directive; Italy; WEEE management system; policy evaluation; intervention theory; Earth and Environmental Sciences;

    Abstract : As volumes of e-waste (WEEE) are increasing worldwide, the environmental and health impacts caused by this waste stream are leading to rising concern over how it is managed and disposed of. In the European Union this has been addressed by the WEEE Directive, a policy requiring all Member States to have a system for managing e-waste. READ MORE

  4. 4. Burn the Wicked Waste! A look into Hungarian waste incineration policy

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Humanekologi

    Author : Csilla Katalin Urban; [2015]
    Keywords : policy analysis; waste management; waste incineration; human ecology; Hungary; Social Sciences;

    Abstract : EU targets set by the Waste Framework Directive regarding waste management are soon to be complied and Hungary is still lagging behind. Nearly half of the waste is sent for landfill and the need to move up the waste hierarchy is more pressing than ever. The question is whether the government is willing to go beyond energy recovery, i.e. READ MORE

  5. 5. ICT Waste Handling : Regional and Global End-of-Life Treatment Scenarios for ICT Equipment

    University essay from KTH/Industriell ekologi

    Author : Andrew Liebmann; [2015]
    Keywords : End-of-life treatment; e-waste management; ICT network waste flows;

    Abstract : Electronic waste is the fastest growing waste stream today and information and communications technology (ICT) equipment make up a significant portion of all the electronics put on market. Due to the valuable, rare, and toxic material content of ICT equipment, their disposal requires proper treatment to ensure materials are recovered and harm to the surrounding environment and nearby residents is avoided. READ MORE