Essays about: "E-waste"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 27 essays containing the word E-waste.

  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. Are we Going to Burn Everything? Agbogbloshie’s Informal E-waste Workers’ Perspectives

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Graduate School; Lunds universitet/Master of Science in Development Studies

    Author : Mubarik Kassim Rabiu; [2018]
    Keywords : Agbogbloshie; e-waste; informal recycling; e-waste workers; human-environment system.; Social Sciences;

    Abstract : This study engages with the informal e-waste sector, its financial, environmental and human health impacts as perceived by the e-waste workers. Although recovering resources from e-waste informally is useful to the financial needs of the workers, the rudimentary techniques employed are detrimental to the human-environment system. READ MORE

  3. 3. The WeCycle Project – Carbon Calculator development for IT equipment

    University essay from KTH/Hållbar utveckling, miljövetenskap och teknik

    Author : Konstantinos Stouris; [2018]
    Keywords : Carbon footprint; Carbon calculator; Circular Economy; Life cycle Assessment LCA ; GHG emissions; ICT industry; IT-equipment; E-waste; Laptops; Smartphones; Desktops; Printers; Monitors; Recycle; Reuse; Resell; Corporate Social Responsibility CSR ; WeCycle.; Koldioxidavtryck; Koldioxidkalkylator; Cirkulär ekonomi; Livscykelanalys LCA ; Växthusgasutsläpp; IKT-industri; IT-utrustning; E-avfall; Bärbara datorer; Smartphones; Stationär datorer; Skrivare; Bildskärm; Återvinning; Återanvändning; Återförsäljning; Företags samhällsansvar CSR ; WeCycle.;

    Abstract : With global emissions of human activities that drive climate change on the rise, global institutions and authorities are trying to introduce new regulations in the industry, in order to accomplish a significant reduction of carbon emissions. In order for companies to be more effective in reducing carbon emissions, not only from their products but also along their value chains and product portfolios, it is of vital importance to understand and quantify them. READ MORE

  4. 4. From Europe, to the Agbogbloshie Scrapyard

    University essay from Linnéuniversitetet/Institutionen för samhällsstudier (SS)

    Author : Strand Simon; [2018]
    Keywords : WEEE; e-waste; trade regulation; EU; Ghana;

    Abstract : The challenge of sound e-waste treatment is something that is a global concern when relating to good business practices, safe working conditions, information security and environment. This research applies a holistic view of the illegal trade of e-waste from Europe to Ghana by aiming to highlight some of its drivers. READ MORE

  5. 5. 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