Essays about: "EU Waste Framework Directive"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 9 essays containing the words EU Waste Framework Directive.

  1. 1. EU Waste Framework Directive, What's Next? : A cost­benefit analysis of an extended producer responsibility for textiles in the European Union

    University essay from Linköpings universitet/NationalekonomiLinköpings universitet/Filosofiska fakulteten; Linköpings universitet/NationalekonomiLinköpings universitet/Filosofiska fakulteten

    Author : Amanda Gerbendahl; Madeleine Johansson; [2020]
    Keywords : EU Waste Framework Directive; Extended Producer Responsibility; circular economy; fast-fashion; textile industry;

    Abstract : The objective of our thesis was to conduct a pilot study to evaluate if an Extended Producer Responsibility (EPR) for textiles in the EU could be a socioeconomically beneficial policy to complement the EU Waste Framework Directive’s amendment of separately collected textiles. The aim was to investigate if the policy could achieve increased circular design of textiles as well as if it could work as a management plan for the increased collection rates. READ MORE

  2. 2. Assessment of Waste Management Practices in Cyprus : The case of Nudging at Cyprus University of Technology

    University essay from Uppsala universitet/Institutionen för geovetenskaper

    Author : Donald John; [2020]
    Keywords : Sustainable Development; PMD; Paper; Recycling; European Union; Cyprus; Nudging;

    Abstract : Waste management issues are prevalent in many parts of the world. Member states of the European Union (EU) are expected to follow the guidelines of the Waste Framework Directive set by the EU. The directive includes targets intended to facilitate waste management practices such as recycling and landfilling. READ MORE

  3. 3. Construction and demolition waste in Helsinki : Case study of the circular economy hub HSY Ekomo

    University essay from KTH/Hållbar utveckling, miljövetenskap och teknik

    Author : Erik Wikström; [2018]
    Keywords : Waste Management; Material Flow Analysis; European Union Waste Framework Directive; Construction and Demolition Waste; Circular Economy;

    Abstract : The limited amount of natural resources on our planet has been actively discussed during the past decade. Recycling materials is becoming increasingly important in order to benefit the economy and the environment. READ MORE

  4. 4. Extended Producer Responsibility for Solar Photovoltaic panels: Practices and challenges for end-of-life management in Germany, Italy and Switzerland

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Internationella miljöinstitutet

    Author : Sunanda Mehta; [2017]
    Keywords : Extended Producer Responsibility; Individual Producer Responsibility; WEEE Directive; photovoltaic waste; Germany; Italy; Switzerland; policy evaluation; intervention theory; Earth and Environmental Sciences;

    Abstract : As the capacity of solar photovoltaic (PV) panels installed around the world increases every year, so does the concern regarding their proper end-of-life management given the hazardous nature of this waste. European Member States such as Germany, Italy and Spain, being amongst the earliest adopters of this technology, have already started seeing end-of-life PV modules coming into the waste streams. READ MORE

  5. 5. Food Waste Management - Perceptions, Decisions, and Actions: The case of Guatemala City Department Restaurants

    University essay from Uppsala universitet/Institutionen för geovetenskaper

    Author : Juan Luis Andre Monzon Santos; [2017]
    Keywords : Actors insight; Earth Sciences; Food Waste Management; Guatemala City; Sustainable Development; Triple Bottom Line;

    Abstract : Food waste has implications for the people, the planet, and profits. It presents a global problem which normally requires a local solution. Around 6% of the global food loss occurs in Latin America. However, the region lacks a clear strategy to address the issue, which is also true at the national level for countries such as Guatemala. READ MORE