Essays about: "alternative communities"

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  1. 1. Assessment of on-site wastewater treatment systems in unsewered communities in Jordan

    University essay from KTH/Hållbar utveckling, miljövetenskap och teknik

    Author : Hani Yahya Ali Shubail; [2020]
    Keywords : Constructed wetland; Decentralized wastewater treatment; Jordan; On-site wastewater treatment system;

    Abstract : Centralized wastewater treatment systems need substantial funds besides high-cost operation and maintenance programs, which could be considered unsuitable for low-income developing countries. As a solution, it becomes the trend towards on-site wastewater treatment systems (OWTs) due to its cost-effectiveness and flexibility of implementation and management. READ MORE

  2. 2. Delivering sustainable energy transition : A techno-economic analysis on households, businesses and communities of the Keweenaw Peninsula

    University essay from KTH/Energiteknik; KTH/Energiteknik

    Author : Francesca Longobardi; Filippo Padovani; [2020]
    Keywords : ;

    Abstract : Energy security understood as the practice by which risks associated with interruptions to the energy supply are low, represents one of the main objectives of energy policies in many countries. In this context, Keweenaw County or Michigan's northernmost County is placed as locked in an unreliable, unsustainable and particularly wasteful energy system. READ MORE

  3. 3. Barns deltagande i skapandet av lekmiljöer : en studie av två kommunala projekt och deras respektive tillvägagångssätt

    University essay from SLU/Department of Landscape Architecture, Planning and Management (from 130101)

    Author : Frida Malmqvist; [2020]
    Keywords : barns deltagande; lekmiljöer; Barnkonventionen; deltagandemetoder; medborgardeltagande; children’s participation; play environments; Convention on the rights of the child; methods of participation; civic participation;

    Abstract : Barns rätt till deltagande är, i och med att barnkonventionen sedan början av 2020 är svensk lag, ett högst relevant ämne. I dag ses barn generellt som subjekt med unik kompetens om den egna verkligheten men trots detta involveras de alltför sällan i frågor som påverkar dem. READ MORE

  4. 4. Enabling Circular Economy in Local Solid Waste Management - The Case of Muang Kalasin Municipality, Thailand

    University essay from Uppsala universitet/Institutionen för geovetenskaper

    Author : Pornpimon Somneuk; [2020]
    Keywords : ;

    Abstract : The volume and complexity of solid waste have increased locally and globally. Waste pollution has environmental, social, and economic impacts on every country, such as mistreatment of waste caused air quality and water contamination, plastic particles from human activities are carried out to the seas and harm marine creatures, people can face health problems from polluted air and water as well as plastic-contaminated seafood. READ MORE

  5. 5. Biological control of fungal diseases in a forest nursery : impact on the fungal community, species abundance and some fungal pathogens

    University essay from SLU/Dept. of Forest Mycology and Plant Pathology

    Author : Elin Persson; [2020]
    Keywords : biological control; forest nursery; fungal communities; pathogens; metabarcoding;

    Abstract : There is a large production of regeneration material in Sweden, where modernization and new technologies have made it possible to produce a large number of high-quality seedlings. To provide the whole forestry sector with seedlings for regeneration, forest nurseries must as well make sure that the management generate healthy seedlings. READ MORE