Essays about: "Household waste"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 90 essays containing the words Household waste.

  1. 1. BLUE GAS

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Industridesign

    Author : Jeff Daniel Bennett; [2020]
    Keywords : Arts and Architecture; Technology and Engineering;

    Abstract : For a city and culture that excels at adding value to waste, Kisumu struggles with a systematic approach for solid-waste management. Food and animal wastes run rampant in the streets while families still cook for hoursevery day using harmful fuels like kerosene, charcoal and firewood. READ MORE

  2. 2. Distribution and mobilization of heavy metals at an acid mine drainage-affected region, South China

    University essay from Linköpings universitet/Tema Miljöförändring

    Author : Chen Luo; [2020]
    Keywords : acid mine drainage; arsenic; cadmium; geochemical modeling; heavy metals; lead; principal component analysis;

    Abstract : Dabaoshan Mine Site (DMS) is the biggest polymetallic mine in South China. The Hengshi River receives acid mine drain (AMD) waste leaching from the tailings pond and run-off from the treatment plant which flows into the Wengjiang River, Beijiang River, before discharging into the Pearl River. READ MORE

  3. 3. Extending the water life cycle in rural South African households: the role and potential of water reuse solutions

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Kemiteknik (CI)

    Author : Tshepiso Kwena Lehutjo; [2019]
    Keywords : greywater rural household technology; vattenförsörjningsteknik; avloppsteknik; water engineering; environmental engineering; Technology and Engineering;

    Abstract : Despite the issue of greywater management gaining more importance around the world, espe-cially in developing countries, it still remains a challenge in non-sewered areas of South Afri-ca. For a semi-arid country, reusing greywater on a household level has great potential as an alternative water source if done properly. READ MORE

  4. 4. Food waste reduction interventions - Behavior or Practice?

    University essay from Uppsala universitet/Institutionen för geovetenskaper

    Author : Kyara Smit; [2019]
    Keywords : Behavior Change; Food Wasting Behavior; Intervention Design; Sustainable Development; Social Practice Theory; Theory of Planned Behavior;

    Abstract : The enormous amount of household food waste in developed countries is a global environmental and climate threat. To reduce household food waste, various behavior change campaigns and interventions are conducted. READ MORE

  5. 5. Methods for Evaluating Dewatering Properties of Sewage Sludge

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Kemiteknik (CI)

    Author : Nadia Abdalla; [2019]
    Keywords : sludge dewatering; sewage sludge; laboratory scale sludge treatment; dewatering sludge; dewatering sewage sludge; CST; capillary suction time test; centrifuge; lab-centrifuge; rheology; polymers conditioning; sludge conditioning; centrifuge on lab scale; evaluation of lab experiments; CST evaluation; mechanical de-watering evaluation; sludge dewatering at lab; lab scale dewatering process; sludge dewatering methods at lab; Chemical engineering; Lab centrifuge; Capillary Suction Time CST ; Mechanical sludge dewatering evaluation; Polymers conditioning of sludge; sewage sludge dewatering; methods for sludge dewatering at lab; water engineering; environmental engineering; vattenförsörjningsteknik; avloppsteknik; Chemistry;

    Abstract : After the sewage wastewater is collected from different households and directed to the treatment plants, it goes through several processes, which are physical, chemical and biological. The different processes remove the contaminant, and produce a semi-solid material named sludge. Sludge has a huge amount of liquid. READ MORE