Essays about: "Recycling Behavior"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 39 essays containing the words Recycling Behavior.

  1. 1. Do past habits affect present household waste recycling levels among individuals? - A study on university students in Sweden

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Graduate School

    Author : Mutasim Billah; Ugne Antanelyte; [2021-06-29]
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    Abstract : MSc in Economics.... READ MORE

  2. 2. Polarization in sustainability? The explanatory power of concern and left-right placement on environmentally significant behaviors among Swedes

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Statsvetenskapliga institutionen

    Author : Emelie Eriksson; [2021-01-27]
    Keywords : environmentally significant behaviors; environmental concern; left-right placement; recycling; sustainability;

    Abstract : Environmentally significant behavior is becoming an increasingly relevant topic in environmentally focused research, which aims to explain why people adopt these behaviors and thus understand how sustainability can be promoted. A long-held perception of environmental behavior is that it is more commonly occurring among “leftists” because they have been shown to exhibit higher levels of environmental concern. READ MORE

  3. 3. Sustainable Waste Treatment : Facilitating sustainable disposal of used garments

    University essay from Linnéuniversitetet/Institutionen för design (DE)

    Author : Nan Xu; [2021]
    Keywords : Sustainable behavior; waste treatment; used garments; recycling; social design;

    Abstract : Nowadays, with concerns about environmental and health issues, the awareness of more environmentally friendly and sustainable waste disposal is growing. However, due to the widespread disposal of waste items in the fashion field, such as landfills and incineration, the problems caused by these disposal methods cannot meet people’s sustainable needs for waste treatment. READ MORE

  4. 4. Material characterization of long-term stress relaxation in a semi-crystalline polymer material : An experimental and numerical study

    University essay from Blekinge Tekniska Högskola

    Author : Jakob Görtz; [2021]
    Keywords : Abaqus; MCalibration; PRF; HDPE; Stress relaxation; Long-term testing; Theoretical expressions; Material calibration;

    Abstract : As the plastic and packaging industry is looking to increase the longevity of plastic products as well as recycling used material, there is a need to understand how material properties respond and change during long periods of mechanical loading. Physical tensile experiments on thin plant-based High-Density Polyethylene (HDPE) are conducted with the intent of capturing relaxation behavior from a short-term (1-3 hours) and long-term (29-56 days) perspective. READ MORE

  5. 5. How nudging can be used as a tool in order to include the employees in a company’s sustainability efforts : A case study of SkiStar AB, Åre

    University essay from Uppsala universitet/Institutionen för samhällsbyggnad och industriell teknik

    Author : Maja Ulander; [2021]
    Keywords : sustainable development; destination development; sustainable destination development; sustainability; sustainability efforts; nudging; nudging waste management; nudging employee involvement; behavioral change; Åre; SkiStar;

    Abstract : Background: This thesis is a collaboration between the researcher and the company of SkiStar AB, located on the destination of Åre, Sweden. The study builds upon previous internal quantitative research conducted by the company, where the areas of waste management, recycling, and coworker inclusion showed potential for improvement. READ MORE