Essays about: "Plastics"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 172 essays containing the word Plastics.

  1. 1. Emission reduction in waste incineration : A comparison of three applicable measures

    University essay from Uppsala universitet/Byggteknik och byggd miljö

    Author : Adam Linde; [2021]
    Keywords : Waste; Carbon dioxide; Sorting; Requirement Specification; CCS; BECCS;

    Abstract : Utilization of waste as fuel for heat and power production is commonplace in Sweden, and the fossil emissions from the incineration of waste is primarily derived from the share of plastics in the fuel. Reducing the share of fossil material in the fuel should therefore lead to diminished local emissions. READ MORE

  2. 2. ManagementPractical Aspects of Aqua Ammonia as Secondary Refrigerant in Ice Rinks

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

    Author : Jacqueline Pierri; [2021]
    Keywords : Ice rink; secondary refrigerant; refrigeration; refrigerant management; secondary fluid; natural refrigerant; aqua ammonia;

    Abstract : The transition from fluorinated gases to natural refrigerants could be key to reducing the impacts of climate change. Ice rinks are energy-intensive buildings, with large heating and cooling demands. The pumping power required to move the secondary refrigerant typically accounts for a sizable amount of the energy use of the refrigeration system. READ MORE

  3. 3. 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

  4. 4. Defining requirements of PET scrap for open loop recycling of post-industrial waste

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Kemiteknik (CI)

    Author : Josephine Digné; [2020]
    Keywords : Chemical Engineering; plastics; thermoplastics; PET; polyethylene terephthalate; foamed plastics; recycling; post-industrial waste; circular economy; återvinning; kemiteknik; Technology and Engineering;

    Abstract : To reduce the environmental impact and minimize the exploitation of the depleting re-sources, the transition to a circular economy is vital. It proposes an economy of reduced ma-terial consumption and increased reuse and recycling of plastics and other materials. READ MORE

  5. 5. Evaluation of joint formation on cellulosic surfaces

    University essay from KTH/Materialvetenskap

    Author : Erika Fivaz; [2020]
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    Abstract : Environmental issues are more and more present in our societies. Pollution engendered by plastic waste have drastically increased these past decades, causing several threats to the ecosystem. Therefore, the need of new biodegradable plastics to replace the actual petroleum-based ones is urgent. READ MORE