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  1. 1. Development of a computational method for determining gamma energy escape from calorimeters at CLAB

    University essay from Uppsala universitet/Tillämpad kärnfysik

    Author : Amela Mehic; [2022]
    Keywords : Nuclear physics; Calorimeter; SNF; MCNP; Dose rate; CLAB; Gamma energy; Fuel assembly; Form function; Attenuation coefficient; Gamma spectroscopy;

    Abstract : Swedish Nuclear Fuel and Waste Management Company- SKB has conducted measurement campaigns at the Swedish central interim storage facility for spent nuclear fuel- CLAB over the years, extending from year 2003 to 2019 where the gamma energy escape was acquired. At CLAB the spent nuclear fuel assembly is inserted into the calorimeter; device intended to measure temperature increase due to decay heat from the fuel assembly. READ MORE

  2. 2. Next generation of sustainable packaging for Danish skincare scale-up

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Förpackningslogistik

    Author : Carl Craft; [2022]
    Keywords : life cycle assessment; LCA; packaging materials; cosmetics packaging; sustainability; polypropylene; polyethylene; polylactide; polyhydroxyalkanoates; aluminium.; Technology and Engineering;

    Abstract : The Cosmetic packaging industry is on the rise and through consumer demand, cosmetic companies are increasing their focus on sustainability and accountability. This has left many companies in need of a deeper understanding regarding the environmental impact of their current packaging solutions as well as how to improve their footprint in the future. READ MORE

  3. 3. The Impact of Sustainability Terminologies of Swedish Manufacturing Companies on Consumer Perception : A Mono-Method Quantitative Study

    University essay from Umeå universitet/Företagsekonomi

    Author : Sarafat Hossain; Liana Hakobyan; [2022]
    Keywords : sustainability terminologies; branding; brand messaging; manufacturing; sustainable manufacturing; customer perception; Sweden;

    Abstract : Sustainability has fast evolved in business practices, and yet its meaning is often elusive and ambiguous. The component of sustainability is playing an important role in the company’s brand positioning. The popularity and the importance of sustainability in business operations and business representation are still rapidly growing. READ MORE

  4. 4. Securing Costa Rica’s Sustainable Future: A multi-level perspective analysis of the sustainability transition to operationalise the 3Rs in the plastic waste management system in Costa Rica

    University essay from Lunds universitet/LUCSUS

    Author : Maricruz Bravo Gallegos; Stephanie Dowlen; [2022]
    Keywords : Circular economy; integrated sustainable waste management; plastic pollution; waste pickers; recycling; recovery; Social Sciences;

    Abstract : Plastic waste and pollution have proliferated globally causing environmental degradation and biodiversity loss. Costa Rica hosts 5-6% of global biodiversity and struggles to balance socio-economic development with environmental protection in the context of plastic waste management. READ MORE

  5. 5. Mushroom cultivation in Temperate Agroforestry : potential Agroforestry practices, growing methods, and native edible saprophytes to Sweden

    University essay from SLU/Department of Biosystems and Technology (from 130101)

    Author : Robert Kalenius; [2022]
    Keywords : Circular systems; macrofungi; edible fruitbodies; outdoor mushroom production; waste management; by-product substrates; sustainable agriculture; sustainable forestry;

    Abstract : Traditions of outdoor cultivation of edible fungi in woodland conditions have been practiced in North-East Asia for centuries. This outdoor mushroom production method was exported to North America almost 40 years ago and provides an additional income for small-scale forest farmers, the agroforestry practice closest to woodland conditions. READ MORE