Essays about: "environmental pollution"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 524 essays containing the words environmental pollution.

  1. 1. Sustainability as an opportunity: Value creation for innovative ventures through proactively tackling environmental and social issues. A study on Librixer AB about reducing water pollution by recycling unused pharmaceuticals.

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Graduate School

    Author : Oskar Bertéus; Benjamin Dobberke; [2021-07-06]
    Keywords : Sustainable Business Model; Business Model Innovation; Sustainable Development Goals; Opportunity Recognition;

    Abstract : This thesis argues that Sustainable Business Model Innovation should be considered anessential process for small- and medium-sized enterprises to create value. In order to establisha sustainable value proposition, the researchers propose that social, economic andenvironmental attributes have to be considered from the start of a Business Model Innovationprocess and that social and environmental aspects cannot simply be added to an existingBusiness Model. READ MORE

  2. 2. Optimal control of articulated vehicles for tyre wear minimisation

    University essay from KTH/Fordonsdynamik

    Author : Vallan Maroof; [2021]
    Keywords : Articulated Vehicles; Optimal Control; Tyre Wear Minimisation; Sensitivity Analysis; Motion Planning; Lastbil; Ruttplanering; Däckslitage Minimering; Känslighetsanalys; Optimal Styrning;

    Abstract : Tyre wear is a significant problem on today's road vehicles, particularly for heavy trucks. As the tyre wears, microplastics is released in the air causing long term health issues and environmental pollution. With the introduction of automated vehicles there is a big potential to improve tyre wear of heavy trucks. READ MORE

  3. 3. A VISIT TO THE PAST - CAST ALUMINIUM HOUSE CLEANING TOOLS

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Industridesign

    Author : Mikael Lehtinen; [2021]
    Keywords : Arts and Architecture; Technology and Engineering;

    Abstract : Unsustainable use of natural resources has been the basis for economic growth since the industrial revolution. The linear model of extraction, processing, consumption and disposal has brought significant environmental consequences such as resource scarcity, pollution, biodiversity loss and climate change. READ MORE

  4. 4. Moving Toward Green Production Systems in the Pharmaceutical Industry : Implementing Artificial Intelligence to Increase Environmental Efforts in SMEs

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

    Author : SHARMILA PATEL; MARIAM RABIZADEGAN; [2021]
    Keywords : Pharmaceutical Industry; Small and Medium Sized Enterprise SME ; Artificial Intelligence AI ; Environmental Sustainability; Green Performance Map; Production System; Läkemedelsindustrin; Små och Medelstora Företag SMF ; Artificiell Intelligens AI ; Miljömässig hållbarhet; Green Performance Map; Produktionssystem;

    Abstract : The pharmaceutical sector is important for human health due to the increasing demand for medical products but is also a pollution and waste intensive industry. There is an urgent need for the industry to review its environmental footprints and simultaneously consider the industrial transformation called Industry 4.0. READ MORE

  5. 5. Metamorphosis - Making plastic transparent

    University essay from KTH/Arkitektur

    Author : Rosanna Rydholm; [2021]
    Keywords : Lysekil; Bohuslän; Sweden; Plastic pollution; Transformation; Industrial site; Public building; Public learning facility; Plastic waste building; Anthropocene; Environmental architecture; Reuse.;

    Abstract : In this thesis project I try to make visible the complex problems behind the plastic pollution crisis, the skewed ideas of synthetic plastic and recycling we as consumers are taught, and in what way architecture can help make these systems visible. This is achived through a design method of growth and transformation using plastic waste to create a building that uncovers what would otherwise not bee seen. READ MORE