Essays about: "Plastic use"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 215 essays containing the words Plastic use.

  1. 1. The Design of the Plastic Carrier Bag Policy : Success or Failure?

    University essay from Umeå universitet/Statsvetenskapliga institutionen

    Author : Nina Lovering; [2021]
    Keywords : policy design; plastic carrier bag; policy design; policy instruments; plastic; circular economy;

    Abstract : The choice of policy design has crucial implications for a policy’s efficiency. Plastic as a material is an important issue because of its fossil origin and because it often ends up as litter and spreads microplastics. READ MORE

  2. 2. Reducing waste from healthcare in a society of mass consumption : Applying PSS for personal protective equipment

    University essay from Blekinge Tekniska Högskola/Institutionen för maskinteknik

    Author : Albert Eriksson; [2021]
    Keywords : Product-service system; Design Thinking; Circularity; Personal Protective Equipment; Healthcare; Produkt service system; Design Thinking; Cirkuläritet; Personlig Skyddsutrustning; Sjukvård;

    Abstract : Background. The amount of waste generated each year is increased, research indicates that 79 % of plastic waste is dumped in landfills, 12% to incinerated and 9% of the plastics are recycled. READ MORE

  3. 3. Investigation of elastic powder properties using analytical powder decompression : Effects of tablet compaction parameters, pressure, speed, and lubrication

    University essay from Uppsala universitet/Institutionen för farmaci

    Author : Pardis Babaei; [2020]
    Keywords : Pharmaceutical powder; elastic powder properties; analytical powder decompression;

    Abstract : Aim: The objective of this project was to use analytical powder decompression (APDC) in tablet compaction processes to study the elastic behavior of powders. Background: During powder compaction, the particles undergo four stages of rearrangement, plastic deformation or particle fracture, and elastic deformation. READ MORE

  4. 4. Investigation of defective products and how to reduce them : A case study at a Scandinavian plastic manufacturer

    University essay from Jönköping University/JTH, Logistik och verksamhetsledning; Jönköping University/JTH, Logistik och verksamhetsledning

    Author : Jacob Björkman; Sebastian Wisén; [2020]
    Keywords : ;

    Abstract : Purpose – The purpose of the research is to explore how defective parts and products affect the sustainability aspect of manufacturing companies and how defects can be reduced.    Method – To reach the purpose of the study, a single case study and literature review have been conducted. READ MORE


    University essay from Lunds universitet/Industridesign

    Author : Hanna Wånge; [2020]
    Keywords : Arts and Architecture; Technology and Engineering;

    Abstract : Our oceans are filling up with plastic waste and this fact became the main inspiration for this project. I think it is important that us humans question our consumption and usage of plastic. A way to diminish the amount of plastics ending up in the ocean and nature is through a change in our behaviour and our habits. READ MORE