Essays about: "Waste Management"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 592 essays containing the words Waste Management.

  1. 1. Compressible Waste Bin System for Public Environment : Design with a User-Centred Approach

    University essay from Luleå tekniska universitet/Institutionen för ekonomi, teknik och samhälle

    Author : Joel Nilsson; [2018]
    Keywords : Compactor; Waste Compression; Waste Management; Waste Bin; Industrial Design Engineering; User Experience; Usability; 3D-modeling;

    Abstract : We consume more and more which also have led to an increase in the waste we most handle. In public environment, common solution have been to increase the size of the waste bin, but that’s not always an option. To big and it may interfere with the environment it placed in. READ MORE

  2. 2. Towards reducing food waste in a hotel breakfast buffet : A case study of Profil Hotels Calmar Stadshotell

    University essay from Linnéuniversitetet/Institutionen för organisation och entreprenörskap (OE)

    Author : Janina Selin; [2018]
    Keywords : Tourism; breakfast buffets; Social Practice Theory; Food Waste; sustainable development;

    Abstract : Food waste is a major environmental issue. It takes electricity, water, and energy to produce food, to store it, to refrigerate it, to transport it and to prepare it. If for some reason the food is then not consumed, it goes to landfill, where it produces greenhouse gases. READ MORE

  3. 3. Growing change : an analysis of learning processes in community gardens in Budapest

    University essay from Lunds universitet/LUCSUS

    Author : Dóra Ádám; [2018]
    Keywords : community gardens; learning for sustainability; Budapest; sustainability science; Social Sciences;

    Abstract : Cities have a crucial importance from the sustainability point of view. More than 50% of the global population lives in cities, therefore urban dwellers’ environmental knowledge can be of critical importance. READ MORE

  4. 4. The practice of recycling : understanding people´s motivations and barriers

    University essay from SLU/Dept. of Urban and Rural Development

    Author : Sandra Nilsson; [2018]
    Keywords : recycling; behaviour; practice theory; barriers; motivations;

    Abstract : The problem of waste has grown into one of today's biggest environmental problems affecting both humans and the environment. Because of a growing world population, continued economic growth and more unsustainable consumption patterns, more waste is being generated, and more resources are being used. READ MORE

  5. 5. Will substituting fossil fuels with biofuels lead to a net reduction in CO2 emissions? : The case of district heating in Norrköping municipality

    University essay from Stockholms universitet/Institutionen för naturgeografi

    Author : Stina Ljungberg; [2018]
    Keywords : Forest residue; slash; bio-based economy; sustainable energy; Grot; biobaserad ekonomi; hållbar energi;

    Abstract : With global warming and the international, national and local goals of reducing greenhouse gas net emissions, the phasing out of fossil fuels are of great importance. One energy source resulting in nearly no net emissions are biofuels. READ MORE