Essays about: "food technology"

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  1. 1. Private Household Food Waste & How to Reduce It

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Ergonomi och aerosolteknologi

    Author : Peter Skopal; [2019]
    Keywords : household food waste; user centered design; circular economy; smart home application; Technology and Engineering;

    Abstract : More than one-third of all food produced is wasted in the food chain from production to consumption, where private households represent the largest food waste faction. In turn, water, fertilizer and cropland efficiency is wasted as well. Investigating the stated problem, this paper’s aim is to reduce food waste. READ MORE

  2. 2. 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

  3. 3. The Water-Energy-Agriculture nexus in Jordan : A case study on As-Samra wastewater treatment plant in the LowerJordan River Basin

    University essay from KTH/Energiteknik

    Author : Alberto Belda Gonzalez; [2018]
    Keywords : Water-energy-agriculture nexus; Jordan; Lower Jordan River Basin; As-Samra Wastewater Treatment Plant;

    Abstract : Historically, water, energy and agricultural resources have been naturally scarce in Jordan, but current economic, demographic, geopolitical and environmental conditions are aggravating the situation. The influxes of refugees are increasing the already high natural population growth; better economic conditions and living standards are changing consumption and production patterns; surrounding conflicts affect the supply of resources; and negative effects associated to climate change can be noticed already. READ MORE

  4. 4. Promoting Sustainable Food Consumption: Redesigning a digital platform for trading of locally produced food

    University essay from Malmö universitet/Kultur och samhälle

    Author : Clara Lundborg; [2018]
    Keywords : Interaction Design; Service Design; Locally Produced Food; Local Food; Food Trading; Sustainability;

    Abstract : Promoting trading of locally produced food is one way to challenge the more conventional way of producing food while contributing to a more sustainable consumption. Through empirical research and design practice closely related to its users, this study has explored the motivational aspects behind trading within the platform and concept of REKO-ring Malmö. READ MORE

  5. 5. Communications solution for refugee settlement : Investigation of nRF24L01+ modules for use in a communications network

    University essay from Uppsala universitet/Fasta tillståndets elektronik; Uppsala universitet/Fasta tillståndets elektronik

    Author : Martin Engquist; Simon Bethdavid; [2018]
    Keywords : communications solution; refugee settlement; nrf24l01 ; nrf24l01; 2.4 ghz; frequency; transceiver module; arduino; microcontroller; bidi bidi; uganda; south sudan; uppsala university; radio;

    Abstract : The main purpose of this thesis is to test a communications solution for the second to largest refugee settlement in the world, Bidi Bidi. A solution where it is possible to inform the refugees with necessary information, for example that the water at a specific location is currently contaminated or that food is provided at another location. READ MORE