Essays about: "Recycling"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 796 essays containing the word Recycling.

  1. 1. The Effect of Introducing a Curbside Recycling System on the Recycling Behavior of Households

    University essay from Uppsala universitet/Nationalekonomiska institutionen

    Author : Jenny Särnholm; [2022]
    Keywords : curbside recycling; recycling behavior; circular economy; waste management; Sweden; Callaway and Sant Anna;

    Abstract : This research investigates whether the implementation of a curbside recycling system has an effect on the behavior of households with regard to the recycling of packaging material in Sweden. Previous research presented in the literature points out that the decision to engage in recycling behavior, rather than free-riding on the contributions of others, is based on the perceived contribution of others. READ MORE

  2. 2. Next generation of sustainable packaging for Danish skincare scale-up

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Förpackningslogistik

    Author : Carl Craft; [2022]
    Keywords : life cycle assessment; LCA; packaging materials; cosmetics packaging; sustainability; polypropylene; polyethylene; polylactide; polyhydroxyalkanoates; aluminium.; Technology and Engineering;

    Abstract : The Cosmetic packaging industry is on the rise and through consumer demand, cosmetic companies are increasing their focus on sustainability and accountability. This has left many companies in need of a deeper understanding regarding the environmental impact of their current packaging solutions as well as how to improve their footprint in the future. READ MORE

  3. 3. Biochar from separated digestate and pig manure as soil amendment

    University essay from SLU/Dept. of Soil and Environment

    Author : Lovisa Nissen; [2022]
    Keywords : separation; screw press; incubation study; CO2 emission; N mineralization;

    Abstract : The situation in and around the Baltic Sea, with large areas with hypoxia in the sea and areas in the watershed with a high concentration of animal farms, has led to a need to increase the nutrient recycling of animal manure. High levels of phosphorus (P) in the soil lead to leaching, and by reducing the P-level in organic fertilizers, this leaching can be reduced. READ MORE

  4. 4. House of waste : Implementing Disposable Products In Swedish Architecture

    University essay from Malmö universitet/Institutionen för Urbana Studier (US)

    Author : Caroline Babamov; [2022]
    Keywords : Sustainable architecture; sweden; disposable products; implementing waste; methods;

    Abstract : It is stated that Sweden is the leading country for the European Union when it comes to recycling and sorting. However, tonnes of waste are still being deposited to be incinerated instead of being reused or recycled. There are two reasons that are mentioned in this thesis. READ MORE

  5. 5. Potential for Enhanced Biological Phosphorus Removal in an activated sludge system for greywater

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Kemiteknik (CI)

    Author : Mehrzad Ghassemi; [2022]
    Keywords : Greywater; EBPR; Phosphorus; Biological treatment; Water and environmental engineering; Technology and Engineering;

    Abstract : As the world's population grows, concerns about water scarcity and rising pollution such as phosphorus and nitrogen have increased significantly. Greywater has been considered by researchers as an ideal alternative to fresh water for decades, and several projects have been implemented to treat and recycle it for various reuse purposes. READ MORE