Essays about: "cirkulär ekonomi"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 75 essays containing the words cirkulär ekonomi.

  1. 1. Second Life Batteries Faciliating Sustainable Transition in the Transport and Energy Sectors? : An Exploratory Field Study in Colombia

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

    Author : Iris Vesterberg; Sofia Westerlund; [2020]
    Keywords : Second life batteries; Electric vehicles; Lithium-Ion batteries; Battery energy storage; Colombia; Sustainable transition;

    Abstract : The increasing number of vehicles in Colombian cities have resulted in alarmingly low quality of air, further resulting in increasing health issues. One potential solution to this issue could be a shift from ICEVs (internal combustion engine vehicles) to EVs (electric vehicles). READ MORE

  2. 2. Chemical recycling of cotton-based waste textiles by sulfuric acid hydrolysis

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Kemiteknik (CI)

    Author : Edvin Ruuth; [2020]
    Keywords : recycling; hydrolysis; cotton; waste textiles; sulfuric acid; glucose; chemical engineering; kemiteknik; Technology and Engineering;

    Abstract : Large amounts of waste textiles are produced annually, of which only a small fraction is recycled currently. The purpose of this study was to develop a method to recycle cotton-based waste textiles chemically that can be coupled to the production of biofuels or green chemicals. READ MORE

  3. 3. Circular economy policy barriers: : An analysis of legislative challenges in white goods and automotive industry within the EU

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

    Author : Shadi Shams; [2020]
    Keywords : Circular economy; policy; legislative barriers; remanufacturing; service-based; white goods; automotive; Cirkulär ekonomi; policy; lagstiftningsbarriärer; återtillverkning; tjänstebaserad; vitvaror; fordon;

    Abstract : Increased consumption, depletion of natural resources and sustainability concerns have challenged the conventional linear model of production, consumption and disposal of products. Circular economy (CE) has become one of the most popular paradigms that can contribute to economic growth and concurrently satisfy sustainability ambitions. READ MORE

  4. 4. Implementation of Industrial Symbiosis : How can a collaborative network improve waste management?

    University essay from KTH/Fastigheter och byggande; KTH/Fastigheter och byggande

    Author : Zaid Al-karkhi; Josef Fadhel; [2020]
    Keywords : sustainability; circular economy; construction waste management; industrial symbiosis; collaborative network; hållbarhet; cirkulär ekonomi; avfallshantering; industriell symbios; kollaborativt nätverk;

    Abstract : Global use of natural resources has accelerated during the past decade and emissions and waste have increased as a consequence. The construction sector is a major contributor to global carbon emissions and is responsible for as much as one-third of global greenhouse gas emissions. READ MORE

  5. 5. 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