Essays about: "circular economy"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 483 essays containing the words circular economy.

  1. 1. The Effect of Introducing a Curbside Recycling System on the Recycling Behavior of Households

    University essay from Uppsala universitet/Nationalekonomiska institutionen

    Author : Jenny Särnholm; [2022]
    Keywords : curbside recycling; recycling behavior; circular economy; waste management; Sweden; Callaway and Sant Anna;

    Abstract : This research investigates whether the implementation of a curbside recycling system has an effect on the behavior of households with regard to the recycling of packaging material in Sweden. Previous research presented in the literature points out that the decision to engage in recycling behavior, rather than free-riding on the contributions of others, is based on the perceived contribution of others. READ MORE

  2. 2. 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

  3. 3. Barriers of implementing circularity and Industry 4.0 related solutions : From the perspective of a manufacturer of food processing equipment

    University essay from KTH/Skolan för industriell teknik och management (ITM)

    Author : Gijs Pieter Gerrits; Máni Sveinn Þorsteinsson; [2022]
    Keywords : Circular Economy; Industry 4.0; food industry; food manufacturing; case study; Cirkulär ekonomi; Industri 4.0; livsmedelsindustri; livsmedelstillverkning; fallstudie;

    Abstract : As environmental and social challenges have increasingly become more pressing in recent years, the concept of Circular Economy (CE) has gained a lot of traction with scholars. However its adoption in the practical world is not far along and companies therefore struggle with understanding and implementing CE. READ MORE

  4. 4. Value Creation Processes in Inter-organizational Collaboration for Waste-to-resource Initiatives : A case study of the construction industry

    University essay from Malmö universitet/Institutionen för Urbana Studier (US)

    Author : Matilda Dehlén; Jan Thomanitsch; [2022]
    Keywords : Inter-organizational collaboration; value creation; circular economy; waste-to-resource initiatives; construction industry;

    Abstract : The world’s linear economic system, operating under the make-use-dispose philosophy, creates heavy environmental issues such as resource depletion and exuberant waste creation. One industry that is strongly affiliated with these issues is the construction industry. READ MORE

  5. 5. Circular Branches : Inter-organisational collaboration for circular economy in wood-based manufacturing in the Nordics

    University essay from Malmö universitet/Institutionen för Urbana Studier (US)

    Author : Alici Muhana Iannitelli; Maximillian Pangerl; [2022]
    Keywords : inter-organisational collaboration; circular economy; circularity; value chain; manufacturing; wood.;

    Abstract : Circular economy (CE) proposes a transition in production and consumption practices that has a key relevance in wood-based industries, since forests are also connected to climate and biodiversity goals. If the bioeconomy is to sustainably suffice the increasing demand in the Nordics, wood-based manufacturing should become more circular. READ MORE