Essays about: "circular economy"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 193 essays containing the words circular economy.

  1. 1. The Innovative Swap System - A contingent valuation study on joining a swap system with sustainable cups

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Institutionen för nationalekonomi med statistik

    Author : Pontus Meier; Fanny Thulin; [2020-03-03]
    Keywords : Sustainability; Contingent Valuation Method; Willingness to Pay; Theory of Planned Behaviour; Circular Economy; Disposable Cups; Reusable Cups;

    Abstract : Although awareness of the problems caused by disposables is increasing, it is not well known that recycling of paper cups is difficult. Consequently, billions of cups end up in landfills every year. READ MORE

  2. 2. Defining requirements of PET scrap for open loop recycling of post-industrial waste

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Kemiteknik (CI)

    Author : Josephine Digné; [2020]
    Keywords : Chemical Engineering; plastics; thermoplastics; PET; polyethylene terephthalate; foamed plastics; recycling; post-industrial waste; circular economy; återvinning; kemiteknik; Technology and Engineering;

    Abstract : To reduce the environmental impact and minimize the exploitation of the depleting re-sources, the transition to a circular economy is vital. It proposes an economy of reduced ma-terial consumption and increased reuse and recycling of plastics and other materials. READ MORE

  3. 3. Towards a circular business model in the plastic packaging sector : a case study of Trioplast Industries AB

    University essay from SLU/Dept. of Economics

    Author : Tahsin Ferdous Khan; [2020]
    Keywords : circular economy; closing the loop; innovation; recycled materials; sustainability;

    Abstract : Plastic packaging, a commonly used material across several industries and consumers. It is characterized for being affordable, versatile, durable and its high strength to weight ratio makes it a perfect fit for packaging material. However, this useful material also causes negative impacts on the environment, society and economy. READ MORE

  4. 4. Hållbart byggande : kommuners arbete för flerbostadshus i trä

    University essay from SLU/Dept. of Forest Economics

    Author : Viktor Holfve; [2020]
    Keywords : cirkulär ekonomi; flerbostadshus i trä; hållbarhet; koldioxidnivåer; ReSOLVE; träbyggnadsstrategi; carbon levels; circular economy; multistory wood construction; sustainability; wood building strategies;

    Abstract : Hållbarhet är ett begrepp som blir allt mer aktuellt då klimatförändringar påverkar människor världen över. Klimatförändringar som delvis anses bero på ökade koldioxidutsläpp i atmosfären. Flera insatser genomförs för att möta utmaningar som klimatförändringarna, där hållbart byggande är ett initiativ. READ MORE

  5. 5. FILAMENT EXTRUSION USING RECYCLED MATERIALS : Experimental investigations on recycled Polylactic Acid (PLA) materials

    University essay from Högskolan i Halmstad/Rydberglaboratoriet för tillämpad naturvetenskap (RLAS)

    Author : Dennis Johnson; [2020]
    Keywords : 3D printing FDM ; Filament Extrusion; Recycled PLA.;

    Abstract : 3D printing or additive manufacturing is a process of building threedimensional solid object from a digital file. In additive processes, an object is formed by laying down successive layers of material until the object is created. The most commonly used materials for 3D printing are PLA (Polylactic Acid) and Acrylonitrile Butadiene Styrene (ABS). READ MORE