Essays about: "Life cycle assessment"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 408 essays containing the words Life cycle assessment.

  1. 1. Life Cycle Assessment of Circular Kitchen : A Case study at Chainable

    University essay from KTH/Hållbar utveckling, miljövetenskap och teknik

    Author : Keteki Anand; [2021]
    Keywords : Life cycle assessment; Circular Economy; kitchens-as-a-service; kitchen;

    Abstract : The building sector is resource intensive and contributes significantly to Climate change. In recent times, many initiatives are being undertaken to make today’s situation better. Among them, the Circular economy has become an attractive topic for implementation of sustainability in various sectors. READ MORE

  2. 2. How much better does a concrete building have to perform energy-wise to have the same CO2-impact as a timber building? : A Life Cycle Assessment study

    University essay from KTH/Hållbara byggnader

    Author : Pinar Dagistan; [2021]
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    Abstract : This thesis aims to calculate the life cycle emission of a timber building and compare it to a concrete alternative. Furthermore, to investigate whether there is a chance that the total impact of the concrete model can be off-set completely by certain design strategies. READ MORE

  3. 3. Integration of food shelf-life in life cycle assessment of polymers

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Förpackningslogistik

    Author : Divya Sukumaran Nair; [2021]
    Keywords : Food shelf-life; life cycle assessment; biopolymers; food packaging; sustainability; shelf-life induced food waste; Technology and Engineering;

    Abstract : Biopolymers are being considered as a promising alternative to fossil-based polymers and this inclination towards biopolymers is due to their lower environmental impact owing to their origin from renewable resources. The environmental impact assessment, however, often does not consider the impact of barrier properties of polymers and the resulting differences in food waste generated in the supply chain. READ MORE

  4. 4. Cradle-to-Gate LCA of Water Treatment Alternatives : A case study performed for Norrvatten’s future waterwork expansion

    University essay from KTH/Hållbar utveckling, miljövetenskap och teknik

    Author : Siddharth Selvarajan; [2021]
    Keywords : Life cycle assessment; Water purification method; Potable water production; Microbiological barrier; Activated carbon; Sludge separation; Livscykelbedömning; Vattenreningsmetod; Produktion av dricksvatten; Mikrobiologisk barriär; Aktivt kol; Slamavskiljnin;

    Abstract : Norrvatten is a municipal association which owns a water treatment plant capable of supplying good quality drinking water to the consumers in the associated neighbouring municipalities. After preliminary investigations for the future year of 2050, there were estimates which suggest a potential water quality degradation in the lake which supplies the raw water for treatment due to uncertain future climatic conditions and other forms of pollutions from the surrounding. READ MORE

  5. 5. A Comparative Life Cycle Assessment of Alternative Polymers to Poly(vinyl chloride) for Use in Flooring Applications

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Centrum för analys och syntes

    Author : Caroline Almqvist; Pernilla Larsson; [2021]
    Keywords : PVC; Flooring; Life Cycle Assessment; LCA; Polymer technology; Earth and Environmental Sciences; Chemistry; Technology and Engineering;

    Abstract : Poly(vinyl chloride) has a long history of use in the flooring industry. Throughout the years, several environmental and health issues have arisen concerning the production, usage and disposal of PVC. READ MORE