Essays about: "closing the loop"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 42 essays containing the words closing the loop.

  1. 1. Evaluating the potential of circular food waste management : A focus on insect feed utilization

    University essay from KTH/Hållbar utveckling, miljövetenskap och teknik

    Author : Jenny Eliasson; [2023]
    Keywords : Circular economy; Circular Business Models; BSF; Mealworm; Barriers; Drivers; Cirkulär ekonomi; Circkulära affärsmodeller; Soldatfluga; Mjölmask; Barriärer; Drivkrafter;

    Abstract : Approximately a third of all food produced globally is thrown away, causing both unnecessary environmental impact and unnecessary costs for producers and consumers. Food waste occurs in all steps in the supply chain, from primary production to retail stores, restaurants, and households. READ MORE

  2. 2. From farm to food waste? : Opportunities and limitations for a circular economy in the cow milk and oat drink industries

    University essay from Linköpings universitet/Institutionen för ekonomisk och industriell utveckling; Linköpings universitet/Filosofiska fakulteten

    Author : Linnea Fundberg; Zandra Hedlund; [2023]
    Keywords : Circular economy; food waste; supply chain managment; oat drink; dairy; sustainability;

    Abstract : The purpose of our thesis is to determine to what extent the cow milk and oat drink industries can implement a circular economy according to Ellen MacArthur Foundation’s definition. In addition, we will discuss the impact on the overall sustainability. READ MORE

  3. 3. Analysis on copper, lead and tin removal in steel scrap sorting : Technologies involved, environmental considerations and economic aspects

    University essay from KTH/Materialvetenskap

    Author : Giada Cavaliere; [2023]
    Keywords : Copper; Tin; Lead; Steel Scrap Sorting; Ballistic Separation; Dilution; Revenue Modelling; CO2 emissions Modelling; Tenn; Bly; Sortering av stålskrot; Ballistisk separation; Utspädning; lntäktsmodellering; CO2-utsläppsmodellering;

    Abstract : With the urgency of cutting down CO2 emissions to reach climate neutrality by 2050, decarbonization of the steel industry is on the European Commission's agenda. Steelmaking accounts for 10 % of anthropogenic CO2 emissions and it is one of the most challenging sectors to decarbonize. READ MORE

  4. 4. Exploring Circular BESS for the Commercial and Industrial Sector: A customer-centric perspective

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Internationella miljöinstitutet

    Author : Luca Schumann; [2023]
    Keywords : BESS; Circular Economy; Circularity strategies; Customer journey; Digital enabler; Earth and Environmental Sciences;

    Abstract : In recent years, battery energy storage systems (BESS) have gained prominence as a key technology enabling much needed electricity grid flexibility while simultaneously providing distinct value to its end-users. With the anticipated increase of residual value holding used batteries from mobility applications entering the market, more and more companies are looking to construct BESS offers around these second-life batteries in an attempt to unlock the potential of circular business offers. READ MORE

  5. 5. Closing hte loop in the textile industry : An investigation of current recycling possibilities for textiles supporting circularity in integrated product and production development

    University essay from Jönköping University/JTH, Produktionsutveckling

    Author : Sofia Östangård; [2022]
    Keywords : Circularity; Life Cycle Assessment; Recycling; Sustainable Manufacturing; Textile Production ;

    Abstract : Textile companies are facing a grand challenge towards achieving circularity in their business models. With a growing demand by customers for more sustainable textile products and the increased worldwide attention on how much the textile industry contributes to greenhouse gas emissions and water pollutions, this challenge needs to be addressed. READ MORE