Essays about: "Sustainable use of resources"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 389 essays containing the words Sustainable use of resources.

  1. 1. Solutions to Close an Informal Dumpsite in Debre Berhan, Ethiopia

    University essay from Luleå tekniska universitet/Institutionen för samhällsbyggnad och naturresurser; Luleå tekniska universitet/Institutionen för samhällsbyggnad och naturresurser

    Author : Emma Bark; Malin Jonsson; [2020]
    Keywords : Informal Dumpsite; Ethiopia; Debre Berhan; Developing Countries; Closure Methods; Solid Waste Management;

    Abstract : The rapid urbanisation in developing countries has outran the deployed financial and manpower resources that are supposed to handle public utility services in cities. One important service is solid waste management. READ MORE

  2. 2. Towards a circular business model in the plastic packaging sector : a case study of Trioplast Industries AB

    University essay from SLU/Dept. of Economics

    Author : Tahsin Ferdous Khan; [2020]
    Keywords : circular economy; closing the loop; innovation; recycled materials; sustainability;

    Abstract : Plastic packaging, a commonly used material across several industries and consumers. It is characterized for being affordable, versatile, durable and its high strength to weight ratio makes it a perfect fit for packaging material. However, this useful material also causes negative impacts on the environment, society and economy. READ MORE

  3. 3. Day Zero: Communicating the water crisis in Cape Town, 2015-2018 : A qualitative study about the communication during the water crisis and how the public responded to the messages

    University essay from Karlstads universitet/Institutionen för miljö- och livsvetenskaper (from 2013)

    Author : Fredrik Karlsson; [2020]
    Keywords : Water; water crisis; communication; South Africa; Day Zero; water use; Vatten; vattenkris; kommunikation; Sydafrika; Day Zero; vattenanvändning;

    Abstract : Stigande urbanisering och större befolkningar har ökat trycket på städer och deras förmågor att förse alla med de vardagstjänster som städerna vanligtvis har kapacitet att erbjuda. Att förse alla med dricksvatten är något som har blivit en utmaning då vattenanvändningen har stigit samtidigt som vattentillgången varierar beroende på nederbörd, och potentiellt minskat på grund av klimatförändringarna. READ MORE

  4. 4. Entrepreneurship, Capabilities and Natural Capital : A strong sustainability approach for well-being improvement of indigenous women in Guatemala

    University essay from

    Author : Marije Poort; [2019]
    Keywords : sustainable development; tourism; capability approach; strong sustainability; well-being; entrepreneurship;

    Abstract : The World Tourism Organization identifies improving linkages and opportunities in the tourism sector as a key area in the field of sustainable economic development. Swisscontact’s project Empodera aims at the improvement of well-being of indigenous women and youth via economic development. READ MORE

  5. 5. Climate Neutral Management : Implement Circular Economy in the Construction Industry

    University essay from Karlstads universitet/Science, Mathematics and Engineering Education Research (SMEER)

    Author : Linnéa Weinesson; [2019]
    Keywords : Circular economy; Project management; Construction industry; Waste management; 3R concept; Cirkulär ekonomi; Projektledning; Byggbranschen; Avfallshantering; 3R koncept;

    Abstract : The construction industry releases a great amount of greenhouse gases to the atmosphere, uses loads of resources and generates a lot of waste. These actions are not sustainable, and the industry has therefore created a roadmap of how to become climate neutral until 2045. READ MORE