Essays about: "glass leaching"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 6 essays containing the words glass leaching.

  1. 1. iTAL - Takeaway without the waste

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Industridesign

    Author : Charles Kumor Parker; [2021]
    Keywords : Arts and Architecture; Technology and Engineering;

    Abstract : Packaging of fast food and take-out food involves a significant amount of material that ends up in landfills, recycling and litter. This is because the packaging is designed only for a single-use. There’s no future in single-use products and that includes single-use takeaway packaging. READ MORE

  2. 2. Leaching of Glass Waste – Structure and Humidity Cell Tests

    University essay from Uppsala universitet/Institutionen för geovetenskaper

    Author : Elin Sandgren; [2019]
    Keywords : Glass structure; glass leaching; glass modifiers; humidity cell test; saturation index; arsenic; lead.; Glasstruktur; lakning av glas; glasmodifierare; fuktkammarförsök; mättnadsindex; arsenik; bly.;

    Abstract : Glass production has historically occurred at around 50 glassworks in Sweden, in a region known as the Kingdom of Crystals (Glasriket). Today, most of these sites are no longer active and left behind is glass waste of different forms (both as fragments of finished glass as well as unrefined glass melts). READ MORE

  3. 3. Evaluation of long-term performance of sodium silicate grouted in embankment dams

    University essay from KTH/Jord- och bergmekanik

    Author : Jenny Fu; [2019]
    Keywords : Sodium silicate; water glass; embankment dams; remedial grouting; dam monitoring;

    Abstract : Embankment dams is the most common type of dams in operation inSweden today. Due to the nature of embankment dams, seepage throughthem will always occur. If the seepage velocity exceeds a critical velocity,internal erosion is initiated, which could lead to damage in form of pipingand sinkholes. READ MORE

  4. 4. Transport and retention of heavy metals in contaminated soil and groundwater : A case study from Pukeberg glassworks in Småland, Sweden

    University essay from Stockholms universitet/Institutionen för naturgeografi

    Author : Gitte Laallam; [2017]
    Keywords : Hydrology; hydrogeology; contaminated areas; heavy metals; hydrologi; hydrogeologi; förorenade områden; metaller;

    Abstract : As much as 80 000 sites, including landfills from glass production industries, are estimated to be contaminated in Sweden. One of these landfills is located near the glassworks factory of Pukeberg, in the municipality of Nybro, Southeast Sweden. READ MORE

  5. 5. Solubility of arsenic in Swedish contaminated soils : experiments and modelling

    University essay from SLU/Dept. of Soil and Environment

    Author : Ann-Sophie Heldele; [2016]
    Keywords : arsenic; leaching; pH influence; geochemical modelling; contamination;

    Abstract : Even though arsenic can be found everywhere in the environment, it is phytotoxic and hazardous to human and animal health. Especially arsenic leaching produces contamination of groundwater. READ MORE