Essays about: "composting"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 57 essays containing the word composting.

  1. 1. Growing change : an analysis of learning processes in community gardens in Budapest

    University essay from Lunds universitet/LUCSUS

    Author : Dóra Ádám; [2018]
    Keywords : community gardens; learning for sustainability; Budapest; sustainability science; Social Sciences;

    Abstract : Cities have a crucial importance from the sustainability point of view. More than 50% of the global population lives in cities, therefore urban dwellers’ environmental knowledge can be of critical importance. READ MORE

  2. 2. The Cumulative Benefits of Biochar in Agriculture

    University essay from KTH/Skolan för kemi, bioteknologi och hälsa (CBH)

    Author : Sara Jawad; [2018]
    Keywords : biochar; climate; agriculture; livestock;

    Abstract : Stockholm Exergi provide district heating in Stockholm and plan to integrate their district heating system with the production of biochar, by building a plant that produces 100MW district heating and 100 000 tonnes biochar per year, in order to reduce greenhouse gas emissions. Biochar may mitigate climate change, but the added benefits of biochar, beyond the benefits of carbon sequestration, lack quantification. READ MORE

  3. 3. Valorising Organic Waste using the Black Soldier Fly (Hermetia illucens), in Ghana

    University essay from KTH/Hållbar utveckling, miljövetenskap och teknik

    Author : Gabrielle Joly; [2018]
    Keywords : Review; case studies; food waste; faecal sludge; co-digestion; low-tech system; cost-benefit analysis CBA ; Etat de l’art; études de cas; déchets alimentaires; boues de vidange; co-traitement; système low-tech; analyse coûts-bénéfices; Granskning; fallstudier; livsmedelsavfall; fekalslam; sambehandling; lågteknologiskt system; kostnads-nyttoanalys;

    Abstract : Ghana as a rapidly growing and urbanizing middle-income country is facing a number of challenges, including (1) implementing a sanitary, environmental-friendly, and economically-sound waste management system; (2) increasing its agricultural productivity in a sustainable way to meet the growing domestic food demand; and (3) providing livelihood opportunities in both rural and urban areas. Using the black soldier fly (BSF), a particularly beneficial insect, to locally and cost-effectively valorise abundant, high-impacting, and nutrient rich organic waste streams, such as food waste (FW) and faecal sludge (FS), into affordable and sustainable farming inputs like organic fertilizer and animal feed products, could tackle all these challenges at the same time. READ MORE

  4. 4. Växthusgasutsläpp från fluglarvskompostering med den amerikanska vapenflugan (Hermetia illucens)

    University essay from SLU/Dept. of Energy and Technology

    Author : Frida Erlöv; [2018]
    Keywords : Amerikansk vapenfluga; Växthusgaser; Ammoniak; Matavfallshantering;

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  5. 5. Rotsjukdomar på tomat : växtskyddsåtgärder för bekämpning av Pyrenochaeta lycopersici och Fusarium oxysporum f.sp. radicis-lycopersici på ekologisk tomat

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

    Author : Stina Moritz; [2017]
    Keywords : krokrot; fusarium rot- och stambasröta; växtpatogen; antagonist; inokulum; växthus;

    Abstract : Jordburna växtpatogener kan orsaka stora skörd- och kvalitetsförluster i växthusproduktion. Korkrot orsakat av Pyrenochaeta lycopersici och fusarium rot- och stambasröta orsakat av Fusarium oxysporum f.sp. radicis- lycopersici (Forl) är de viktigaste rotsjukdomarna på tomat. READ MORE