Essays about: "Municipal solid waste"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 120 essays containing the words Municipal solid waste.

  1. 1. Municipal solid waste management in Minsk - current situation, future development and challenges

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Miljövetenskaplig utbildning

    Author : Karoline Johansson; [2020]
    Keywords : Municipal solid waste; MSW; waste management; Belarus; Minsk; Earth and Environmental Sciences;

    Abstract : Management of municipal solid waste (MSW) is an urgent issue throughout the world. Urbanization, population increase, and economy growth are all factors which contribute to an increase of MSW generation. READ MORE

  2. 2. Automated Central Sorting of Plastic Packaging Waste – A Qualitative Study of Drivers, Barriers and Possible Solutions for Implementing Automated Central Sorting of Plastic Packaging Waste in Sweden

    University essay from Uppsala universitet/Institutionen för geovetenskaper

    Author : Joakim Larsson; [2020]
    Keywords : waste management; recycling; waste-to-energy; sustainable development; extended producer responsibility;

    Abstract : It is widely known in the recycling industry that only a small share of the plastic packaging put on the Swedish market is materially recycled. The collection rate for plastic packaging waste is low, with most of it being disposed of in the municipal solid waste, instead of being correctly sorted in the public collection system. READ MORE

  3. 3. The role of law for improving municipal solid waste management: comparing Russia and Sweden (EU).

    University essay from Uppsala universitet/Institutionen för geovetenskaper

    Author : Olga Amelkina; [2020]
    Keywords : Sustainable Development; Waste Management; Municipal Solid Waste; Comparative Legal Study; Russia; Sweden EU ;

    Abstract : Waste generation increases, and its management is one of the global challenges. Improper waste management creates many problems, but on the other hand, effective waste management can save natural resources, minimize GHG emissions, and provide additional workplaces. READ MORE

  4. 4. How Can Unit Pricing Be Employed and Improve Municipal Waste Management in Shanghai?

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Internationella miljöinstitutet

    Author : Lan Li; [2020]
    Keywords : Pay As You Throw; Unit Pricing; Municipal Solid Waste Management; Source Separation; Waste Reduction; Recycling Behavior; Social Sciences;

    Abstract : China is on a transition to waste management charging reform and pursuing effective eco-nomic incentives on an individual level. Pay-As-You-Throw (PAYT)/Unit pricing is recog-nized as an important and effective means to waste prevention and source segregation ren-dered by the government mostly in the developed countries. READ MORE

  5. 5. Municipal Solid Waste Management in Informal Settlements – A multiple-case study of challenges and possibilities in the favelas and informal sector of Rio de Janeiro city

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Miljö- och energisystem

    Author : Emma Bergman; [2019]
    Keywords : municipal solid waste management; informal settlement; favela; waste picker; recycling cooperative; environmental protection; social inclusion; Rio de Janeiro; Technology and Engineering;

    Abstract : Today, about one billion people in the world live in informal settlements and lack access to basic services and city infrastructure. In Rio de Janeiro, approximately 1,4 million people, one fourth of the city population, live in informal settlements, in Brazil called favelas. READ MORE