Essays about: "Hazardous"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 273 essays containing the word Hazardous.

  1. 1. Second Life Batteries Faciliating Sustainable Transition in the Transport and Energy Sectors? : An Exploratory Field Study in Colombia

    University essay from KTH/Skolan för industriell teknik och management (ITM); KTH/Skolan för industriell teknik och management (ITM)

    Author : Iris Vesterberg; Sofia Westerlund; [2020]
    Keywords : Second life batteries; Electric vehicles; Lithium-Ion batteries; Battery energy storage; Colombia; Sustainable transition;

    Abstract : The increasing number of vehicles in Colombian cities have resulted in alarmingly low quality of air, further resulting in increasing health issues. One potential solution to this issue could be a shift from ICEVs (internal combustion engine vehicles) to EVs (electric vehicles). READ MORE

  2. 2. Circular Economy Practice Applied to Reverse Logistics : A Multiple Case Study from Fashion Retailers Perspective

    University essay from Södertörns högskola/Företagsekonomi

    Author : Anna Nilson Törnqvist; [2020]
    Keywords : Circular Economy; Reverse Logistics; Fashion Industry; Organizational Change; Institutional Theory;

    Abstract : The fashion industry has been criticized due to environmental issues, such as the causation of increased scarcity of landfills, hazardous emissions, and exhaustion of non-renewable resources. At the same time, customers, and governments require organizations within the industry to be transparent, offer sustainable consumption, and take responsibility for textile waste. READ MORE

  3. 3. The myths and hazardous life of asphalt labourer : A pre-study on work environment and gender equality in the asphalt paving industry

    University essay from Luleå tekniska universitet/Institutionen för ekonomi, teknik och samhälle

    Author : Pipar Julia Bahri; [2020]
    Keywords : Asphalt; road construction; male-dominated industries; safety work; gender equality; microwave heater; attractive workplace; Asfalt; vägarbete; mansdominerade industrier; säkerhetsarbete; jämställdhet; mikrovågsvärmare; attraktiva arbetsplatser;

    Abstract : Road construction work is often regarded to be a dirty and strenuous job. The asphalt paving industry is male-dominated with a low percentage of women. This master thesis is part of Human Work Sciences at Luleå University of Technology's participation in the SMMART (Swedish Magnetite Microwave Asphalt Road Technology) project. READ MORE

  4. 4. Diffusion of Sustainable Innovations : A Case Study of Optical Gas Imaging

    University essay from KTH/Skolan för industriell teknik och management (ITM)

    Author : Jacob Blinke; [2020]
    Keywords : Adoption; Sustainable Innovation; Diffusion of Innovations; LDAR; Optical Gas Imaging; Industrial Gases; Sustainability; Crossing the Chasm; Gas Leaks; Innovation; Innovation Adoption.; Adoption; Hållbar Innovation; Diffusion av Innovationer; Optical Gas Imaging;

    Abstract : During the last two decades, innovations that contribute to sustainable development has received increasing attention in the markets and academia. The diffusion of sustainable innovations is a key element in society’s transformation toward a greener and more sustainable economy. READ MORE

  5. 5. Simulating Facilitation in a Spiking Neural Network

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Examensarbeten i molekylärbiologi

    Author : Alexander Kuzmin; [2020]
    Keywords : Biology and Life Sciences;

    Abstract : Many insects are able to detect, isolate and track small targets that move quickly against a dynamic background. This ability is enabled by a group of neurons called small target motion detectors (STMD). These neurons, among other properties, have a type of short term memory called response facilitation. READ MORE