Essays about: "life cycle inventory"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 42 essays containing the words life cycle inventory.

  1. 1. A comparative study of Product Environmental Footprint (PEF) and EN 15804 in the construction sector concentrating on the End-of-Life stage and reducing subjectivity in the formulas

    University essay from KTH/Hållbar utveckling, miljövetenskap och teknik

    Author : Seyed Shahabaldin Seyed Salehi; [2020]
    Keywords : LCA; EN 15804; PEF; Circular Footprint Formula; Recyclability Assessment; Circular Economy; End of life; recycling rate; construction; building; Energy margin; LCA; EN 15804; PEF; Formulär för cirkulär fotavtryck; bedömning av återvinningsbarhet; cirkulär ekonomi; livslängd; återvinningsgrad; konstruktion; byggnad; Bygg; LCA;

    Abstract : One of the main polluting industries in the world with high environmental impact is the construction industry which also generates a huge amount of waste. To overcome the seburdens, we need to reduce the impacts through new solutions, technologies and by injecting circular economy concept into the industry. READ MORE

  2. 2. Application of Circular Economy to SME Batik Dyeing and Finishing : Sustainability Vetting of Ciwaringin Batik

    University essay from KTH/Hållbar utveckling, miljövetenskap och teknik

    Author : Maja Harren; [2019]
    Keywords : Batik; Circular Economy; SME; Indonesia;

    Abstract : This study is part of a feasibility study conducted by the Sustainability and Resilience Company (su-re.co), and is identified within this report as the sustainability vetting. READ MORE

  3. 3. The Environmental Impact of an Automotive Plastic Component : A lifecycle approach of a deco panel scenario analysis of two different plastics

    University essay from Karlstads universitet/Fakulteten för hälsa, natur- och teknikvetenskap (from 2013)

    Author : Paula Ackerstierna; [2019]
    Keywords : LCA; car; instrument panel;

    Abstract : The transport sector is a major end-user of energy. As consumers are becoming aware and conscious of their environmental footprint making the enviromental footprint of automobile components one of the requirements in new product design development. The purpose of the study is to identify environmental impacts of a plastic panel. READ MORE

  4. 4. Environmental Assessment of Electrolyzers for Hydrogen Gas Production

    University essay from KTH/Skolan för kemi, bioteknologi och hälsa (CBH)

    Author : Camilla Sundin; [2019]
    Keywords : Electrolysis; Hydrogen Production; Life Cycle Analysis; Alkaline Electrolyzer; Molten Carbonate Electrolyzer; Solid Oxide Electrolyzer; Polymer Electrolyte Membrane Electrolyzer; Elektrolys; Vätgasproduktion; Livscykelanalys; Alkalisk Elektrolysör; Smältkarbonatelektrolyser; Fastoxidelektrolysör; Polymerelektrolytelektrolysör.;

    Abstract : Hydrogen has the potential to become an important energy carrier in the future with many areas of applications, as a clean fuel for transportation, heating, power generation in places where electricity use is not fit, etc. Already today hydrogen plays a key role in numerous industries such as petroleum refineries and chemical industries. READ MORE

  5. 5. Social Life Cycle Assessment in the Textile Industry: a case study in a small company

    University essay from Uppsala universitet/Institutionen för geovetenskaper

    Author : Sofia Grönkvist; [2019]
    Keywords : Sustainable Development; Textile industry; Value chain; Social Life Cycle Assessment S-LCA ; Social Hotspot Assessment; Subcategory Assessment Method SAM ;

    Abstract : Investigations of the textile industry and apparel sector often reveal unethical behaviours towards workers and lack of transparency in the value chain.  As consumers are getting more conscious and the external pressure and demand for more sustainable clothing increases, companies need to implement management systems to control their operations and ensure actions are socially responsible. READ MORE