Essays about: "landfill"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 121 essays containing the word landfill.

  1. 1. Can organic waste fuel the buses in Johannesburg? : A study of potential, feasibility, costs and environmental performance of a biomethane solution for public transport

    University essay from Linköpings universitet/Industriell miljöteknik; Linköpings universitet/Industriell miljöteknik

    Author : Johanna Niklasson; Linnea Bergquist Skogfors; [2018]
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    Abstract : Like many large cities, Johannesburg faces several sustainability challenges such as unsustainable use of natural resources, emissions contributing to environmental- and waste related problems. The city is a provincial transport centre, and the transport sector is responsible for a large share of the city’s energy demand and emissions. READ MORE

  2. 2. Comparative Analysis of Plastic Packaging Recycling in Portugal and Sweden

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Miljö- och energisystem

    Author : Ana Freitas; [2018]
    Keywords : Plastic packaging waste; recycled plastic; waste management; circular economy; recycling rate; market; target; legislation; collection; sorting; Technology and Engineering;

    Abstract : Current concerns for how unsustainable plastic packaging waste management is and how it negatively affects the environment, combined with the fact that it does not promote a circular economy has given origin to a strategy for plastics in a circular economy defined by the European Commission, in 2018. Thus, this study intended to compare and analyse two different plastic packaging waste recycling systems, in Portugal and in Sweden. READ MORE

  3. 3. Risk estimation of multi-polluted soils in contact with lacustrine systems

    University essay from Örebro universitet/Institutionen för naturvetenskap och teknik

    Author : Gustav Hederfeld; [2018]
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    Abstract : The area of "Norra Hamnstaden" in Lidköping has been used for several different industires for more than 100 years and porcelain has been produced there since 1912. The sub-area studied in this thesis has been used as a landfill for industrial waste including waste from the local porcelain factory, Rörstrand. READ MORE

  4. 4. The study of organofluorine analysis applied to totaloxidizable precursor (TOP) assay to understand perandpolyfluoroalkyl substances (PFASs)

    University essay from Örebro universitet/Institutionen för naturvetenskap och teknik

    Author : Crystal Ho; [2018]
    Keywords : Poly- per-fluoroalkyl substances; total oxidizable precursor TOP assay; AFFFs; combustion ion chromatography; oxidation;

    Abstract : Per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances (PFASs) are synthetic chemicals which are used in a wide range of applications such as aqueous film forming foam (AFFF) for firefighting, paint, coating and cosmetics. For almost a decade, PFASs have received worldwide attention because of the ubiquitous detection of PFAS in the environment and their bioaccumulative, persistent and give toxic effects on animals and humans. READ MORE

  5. 5. Process Simulation of Plasma Gasification for Landfill Waste

    University essay from KTH/Materialvetenskap

    Author : Tan Boon Hau; [2018]
    Keywords : landfill waste; RDF; plasma gasification; syngas;

    Abstract : The growing amount of landfill waste within the EU could pose a problem in the future should there not be any effective treatment methods. This study aims to investigate the performance of landfill waste in a plasma gasification process by simulating the process in ASPEN Plus. READ MORE