Essays about: "Waste Management"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 624 essays containing the words Waste Management.

  1. 1. PET bottles: From waste to resources. How circular economy transforms waste management practices in Buenos Aires

    University essay from Handelshögskolan i Stockholm/Institutionen för företagande och ledning

    Author : Martín Valese Aguilera; Daniel Gustafsson; [2019]
    Keywords : Circular Economy; PET bottles; Argentina; Markets as practice; Multiplicity;

    Abstract : Circular Economy has become a promising sustainability concept among scholars and practitioners. This is because circular economy replaces linear productive systems and enables the achievement of economic and social objectives while minimizing the environmental impact. READ MORE

  2. 2. Methods for Evaluating Dewatering Properties of Sewage Sludge

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Kemiteknik (CI)

    Author : Nadia Abdalla; [2019]
    Keywords : sludge dewatering; sewage sludge; laboratory scale sludge treatment; dewatering sludge; dewatering sewage sludge; CST; capillary suction time test; centrifuge; lab-centrifuge; rheology; polymers conditioning; sludge conditioning; centrifuge on lab scale; evaluation of lab experiments; CST evaluation; mechanical de-watering evaluation; sludge dewatering at lab; lab scale dewatering process; sludge dewatering methods at lab; Chemical engineering; Lab centrifuge; Capillary Suction Time CST ; Mechanical sludge dewatering evaluation; Polymers conditioning of sludge; sewage sludge dewatering; methods for sludge dewatering at lab; water engineering; environmental engineering; vattenförsörjningsteknik; avloppsteknik; Chemistry;

    Abstract : After the sewage wastewater is collected from different households and directed to the treatment plants, it goes through several processes, which are physical, chemical and biological. The different processes remove the contaminant, and produce a semi-solid material named sludge. Sludge has a huge amount of liquid. READ MORE

  3. 3. "Waste not, want not": an analysis of sustainable waste management practices in Fort Collins, Colorado from a transition perspective

    University essay from Lunds universitet/LUCSUS

    Author : Sarah Hite; [2019]
    Keywords : Waste management; transition perspective; governance challenges; sustainable waste management; sustainability science; Colorado; Social Sciences;

    Abstract : Increasing waste generation levels are presenting a multitude of issues from both low and high- income countries around the world. High levels of greenhouse gas emissions, water contamination and ecosystem endangerment are all concerns that are exacerbated by improper management of waste. READ MORE

  4. 4. An Energy Management Oriented Analysis: Case Study of a Waste to Energy Plant in Lecco, Italy

    University essay from KTH/Kraft- och värmeteknologi

    Author : Noemi Cerra; [2019]
    Keywords : ISO 50001; Energy Management; Energy Management System; Energy Efficiency; Waste To Energy; Energy Review.; ISO 50001; Energihantering; Energihanteringssystem; Energieffektivitet; Avfall till energi; Energibesiktning.;

    Abstract : The ISO 50001 standard on energy management systems was released in 2011 with the aim of providing organizations with a standardised guideline for the evaluation and continual improvement of energy performance. Complex structures such as the waste to energy (WTE) sector, which must comply with social, environmental, economic and productivity objectives, can benefit from the development of a compliant energy management system (EnMS). READ MORE

  5. 5. A Life Cycle Assessment of the Environmental Impacts of Cross-Laminated Timber

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Byggproduktion

    Author : Emma Svensson; David Panojevic; [2019]
    Keywords : Life cycle assessment; Cross-laminated timber; Miljöbyggnad; DGNB; Environmental impact; End of life; Circular economy; Technology and Engineering;

    Abstract : Negative environmental impacts generated by new buildings and the built environment needs to be reduced in order to contribute to mitigation of anthropogenic global warming. Sustainable building certifications such as Miljöbyggnad and DGNB was introduced as a measure to transition into more sustainable buildings. READ MORE