Essays about: "Remanufacturing"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 42 essays containing the word Remanufacturing.

  1. 1. In-house glove recycling : Eliminating a waste stream with a circular approach

    University essay from Blekinge Tekniska Högskola/Institutionen för maskinteknik; Blekinge Tekniska Högskola/Institutionen för maskinteknik

    Author : Axel Sjöberg; Johan Olsson Stjernberg; [2020]
    Keywords : Waste to value; circular economy; PVOH; disposable gloves; health care;

    Abstract : Background. Between 2012 and 2017 the plastic supply in Sweden increased by almost 400000 metric tons. In 2017, the hospitals in Sweden contributed to 4550 metric tons of plastic waste, disposable gloves counted for 2100 metric tons, which is 358 million disposable gloves. READ MORE

  2. 2. Circular Business Models for Electric Vehicle Lithium-Ion Batteries: An analysis of current practices of vehicle manufacturers in the EU and the potential for innovation at Volvo Group

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Internationella miljöinstitutet

    Author : Levke Albertsen; [2020]
    Keywords : circular economy; circular business models; business model innovation; lithium-ion batteries; electric mobility; Earth and Environmental Sciences;

    Abstract : With the transition towards an electrified vehicle fleet, lithium-ion batteries (LIBs) have come into focus for different stakeholders due to their high costs, resource, and energy demands for production as well as connected environmental concerns and supply risks. Circular economy (CE) strategies to slow and close resource loops and circular business models (CBMs) are discussed as solutions to these issues. READ MORE

  3. 3. Replacing waste streams in the healthcare industry by applied technology : Developing technology for a circular economy

    University essay from Blekinge Tekniska Högskola/Institutionen för maskinteknik; Blekinge Tekniska Högskola/Institutionen för maskinteknik

    Author : Marcus Skoog; Adam Backman; [2020]
    Keywords : Waste streams; Circular economy; Innovation; Recycling; Remanufacturing; Healthcare; Avfallsströmmar; cirkulär ekonomi; innovation; återvinning; hälsovård;

    Abstract : Background Waste has been around since humans started to create products. Today, it is a growing problem in the world; humans keep producing waste at a faster pace than we can handle. The world is becoming more conscious of our actions, and new solutions to manage and utilize the waste are desired. READ MORE

  4. 4. Remanufacturing business model experimentation in fashion and textiles : Learnings from a pilot project.

    University essay from Högskolan i Borås/Akademin för textil, teknik och ekonomi; Högskolan i Borås/Akademin för textil, teknik och ekonomi

    Author : Caroline Hoehn; Laetitia Muriel Herzog; [2019]
    Keywords : Business Model Experimentation; Business Model Innovation; Circularity; Remanufacturing; Value Theory;

    Abstract : Adapting a circular system through business model experimentation can generate profit and sustainable growth for fashion firms. Business model experimentation explores novel opportunities to be at the forefront of transforming existing markets. READ MORE

  5. 5. Remanufacturing towards a circular economy : the practitioners' perspective

    University essay from Högskolan i Borås/Akademin för textil, teknik och ekonomi

    Author : Emma Gunnebrink; [2019]
    Keywords : Remanufacturing; Circular business models; Challenges; The enabling conditions; Supply chain management; Practitioners perspective; Sustainability;

    Abstract : The fashion industry has for several years been driven by fast cycles of cheap industrial mass production and unsustainable consumption. At the same time the burden on the environment has been significant. New business models to prevent the environmental impact have therefore been developed, and circular business models have gained interest. READ MORE