Essays about: "food surplus"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 21 essays containing the words food surplus.

  1. 1. Designing a Persuasive Mobile Application for Sharing Food Between Students and Restaurants

    University essay from KTH/Skolan för elektroteknik och datavetenskap (EECS)

    Author : Max Häkkä; [2019]
    Keywords : UX; Persuasive Design; Food Waste; Sustainability;

    Abstract : Food waste is a monumental problem as food production accounts for nearly a third of greenhouse gas emissions globally and nearly a third of it ends up as waste. By changing people’s behaviors and attitudes, this surplus food could be eaten instead. READ MORE

  2. 2. Mapping surplus food redistribution initiatives in Sweden and a Life Cycle Assessment of environmental, social and economic impacts of some representatives

    University essay from Uppsala universitet/Institutionen för geovetenskaper

    Author : Pauline Bergström; [2019]
    Keywords : Sustainable Development; Food waste; Life Cycle Assessment; Environment; Society; Economy;

    Abstract : The Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations suggest that out of all food that is produced, 1/3 ends up as food waste. In high income countries, such as Sweden, the food waste mainly originates from the last stages of the food chain, e.g. at food stores and households. READ MORE

  3. 3. CO2 savings of selling food surplus in plastic trays compared to incineration and anaerobic digestion in Sweden. : With an application at KTH Royal Institute of Technology

    University essay from KTH/Hållbar utveckling, miljövetenskap och teknik

    Author : Viktoria Rodopoulou; [2019]
    Keywords : waste management; food surplus; energy savings; waste to energy technologies; life cycle assessment;

    Abstract : Food waste has become a global environmental concern in recent years with food waste prevention being the optimal solution. In Sweden, initiatives to reduce food waste, focus on re-using methods like selling or donating food. The purpose of this study is to analyze the environmental savings, in terms of CO2 eq. READ MORE

  4. 4. Lost opportunities in food chain sustainability: Assessing the absence of a Swedish food bank through the utilization of an MLP framework

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Ekonomisk-historiska institutionen

    Author : Dimitrios Skopelitis; [2018]
    Keywords : Food waste; food surplus; food redistribution; food banks; sustainability; social entrepreneurship; Sweden; Skåne; Business and Economics;

    Abstract : : Food is an integral part of our everyday lives, with a plethora of social and commercial activities built around it. Despite being so intensive in resources, a third of the production is destined to be wasted. READ MORE

  5. 5. Potential for the anaerobic digestion of municipal solid waste (MSW) in the city of Curitiba, Brazil

    University essay from KTH/Energi och klimatstudier, ECS

    Author : Florian Remy; [2018]
    Keywords : Anaerobic Digestion AD ; Waste-to-Energy WTE ; Municipal Solid Waste MSW ; Organic Solid Waste OSW ; Food Waste; Energy Recovery; Biogas; Curitiba; Parana; Brazil;

    Abstract : Curitiba is a city of two million inhabitants located in the South of Brazil. It is a pioneer in waste management in the country, and is famous for its programs promoting recycling and organic waste collection. READ MORE