Essays about: "Environmental awareness"

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  1. 1. Japanese Knotweed as an alternative material

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Industridesign

    Author : Beata Salonen Ripa; [2021]
    Keywords : Japanese knotweed; Reynoutria japonica; Fallopia japonica; Polygonum cuspidatum; invasive species; alternative material; eco friendly material; Arts and Architecture; Agriculture and Food Sciences; Biology and Life Sciences; Earth and Environmental Sciences;

    Abstract : Japanese knotweed, or Parkslide in Swedish, is considered one of the world’s most invasive species. The aim of this project was to explore and investigate the possibility of utilizing this alternative material, and by doing so, help restrict and limit the expansion of the plant. READ MORE

  2. 2. Emotions matter: Raising awareness about the importance of emotions for sustainability students and their well-being

    University essay from Lunds universitet/LUCSUS

    Author : Lena Stern; [2021]
    Keywords : sustainability students; emotions; sustainability science; emotional resilience; mental health; Social Sciences;

    Abstract : Due to the focus of their study program, environmental and sustainability students are vulnerable to experience negative emotional impacts, potentially affecting their mental health. This thesis contributes to increased understanding of emotions and emotional resilience in relation to the climate crisis by examining experienced emotions, studying the power students have over their emotions, and potential supporting measures. READ MORE

  3. 3. How to reduce food waste in public catering units? : a case study at twelve school canteens in Sala municipality, Sweden

    University essay from SLU/Dept. of Energy and Technology

    Author : Malou Tromp; [2021]
    Keywords : food waste; food waste reduction; sustainable development; ; public catering units; interventions; SDGs;

    Abstract : In developed countries, food is to a significant extend wasted at the consumption stage, meaning that it is discarded even if it is still suitable for human consumption. The further along the supply chain food is wasted, the more resources are lost and the higher the environmental impact is. READ MORE

  4. 4. Opportunities and Challenges for Developing High- tech Urban Agriculture in Sweden: A case study in Stockholm

    University essay from Uppsala universitet/Institutionen för geovetenskaper

    Author : Yujing Shan; [2021]
    Keywords : Sustainable Development; Sustainable Food System; High-tech Urban Agriculture; Local Food System; Multi-level Perspective theory; Swedish Food System; Sustainable Agriculture;

    Abstract : Food system is complex and encompasses stakeholders from local, regional, and global level. The activities and outcomes of the food system are associated with environmental, economic, and social impacts. READ MORE

  5. 5. Consumption of sustainable food products : A study of the Sustainable purchase perception matrix and Sustainable lead consumers; A life cycle assessment of BäR smoothie

    University essay from Uppsala universitet/Institutionen för geovetenskaper; Uppsala universitet/Institutionen för geovetenskaper

    Author : Cecilia Melén; Mirea Wolff; [2021]
    Keywords : Compromise; Confidence; WTP; PCE; Sustainable lead consumer; Sustainability marketing; Scepticism; Life cycle assessment; LCA; Environmental impact; Global warming; Eutrophication; Primary energy use; Smoothie; Kompromiss; Självförtroende; WTP; PCE; Hållbar marknadsföring; Skepticism; Livscykelanalys; LCA; Miljöpåverkan; Global uppvärmning; Övergödning; Primärenergianvändning; Smoothie;

    Abstract : Part 1 The scientific community has identified an attitude-action gap for demographic and psychographic variables when studying sustainable purchase behaviour. By focusing on what happens during the purchase instead of the purchaser, this cross-sectional study aims to understand sustainable purchase behaviour when consumers purchase sustainable food. READ MORE