Essays about: "Waste Management"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 608 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. 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

  4. 4. Impact of fly specific bacteria on fly larvae composting

    University essay from Uppsala universitet/Institutionen för geovetenskaper

    Author : Kristina Lundgren; [2019]
    Keywords : Fly larvae composting; Black soldier fly; Hermetia illuciens; BSF bacteria; Organic waste; Nutrient recycling; Eco-technology; Fluglarvskompostering; Amerikansk vapenfluga; Hermetia Illuciens; BSF bakterier; Organiskt avfall; Näringsåterföring; Grön teknik;

    Abstract : About one third of all edible food is wasted globally each year. This calls for improvements in resource and waste management. An interesting solution for organic waste is fly larvae composting, which both produces protein in the form of larvae and a nutrient rich residue. READ MORE

  5. 5. Multi-criteria assessment of biomethane production from waste and residual feedstocks of Emilia-Romagna (Italy)

    University essay from SLU/Dept. of Energy and Technology

    Author : Giovanni Zanaroli; [2019]
    Keywords : biomethane; nutrients recycling; anaerobic digestion; multi-criteria assessment; transport;

    Abstract : Biomethane can be produced by anaerobic digestion of residues or wastes and it can be used as a renewable fuel for transport. It is associated with reduced GHG emissions, offsetting of fossil fuels and of mineral fertilizers, waste management and nutrient recycling in agriculture. READ MORE