Essays about: "local waste management"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 99 essays containing the words local waste management.

  1. 1. Growing change : an analysis of learning processes in community gardens in Budapest

    University essay from Lunds universitet/LUCSUS

    Author : Dóra Ádám; [2018]
    Keywords : community gardens; learning for sustainability; Budapest; sustainability science; Social Sciences;

    Abstract : Cities have a crucial importance from the sustainability point of view. More than 50% of the global population lives in cities, therefore urban dwellers’ environmental knowledge can be of critical importance. READ MORE

  2. 2. Will substituting fossil fuels with biofuels lead to a net reduction in CO2 emissions? : The case of district heating in Norrköping municipality

    University essay from Stockholms universitet/Institutionen för naturgeografi

    Author : Stina Ljungberg; [2018]
    Keywords : Forest residue; slash; bio-based economy; sustainable energy; Grot; biobaserad ekonomi; hållbar energi;

    Abstract : With global warming and the international, national and local goals of reducing greenhouse gas net emissions, the phasing out of fossil fuels are of great importance. One energy source resulting in nearly no net emissions are biofuels. READ MORE

  3. 3. Recycling on the local level in Thailand: Influence of trust, norms and social networks

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Sociologi

    Author : Minttu Hänninen; [2018]
    Keywords : Waste management; recycling; institutional trust; social norms; social networks; Thailand; Social Sciences;

    Abstract : Waste management is an important facet of sustainable development, as improper waste disposal will lead to various negative environmental and health impacts. Recycling has been found to be a useful way to manage waste materials and reduce the negative impacts of waste accumulation. READ MORE

  4. 4. 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

  5. 5. Not (B)interested? Using Persuasive Technology to Promote Sustainable Household Recycling Behaviour : An Identification and Implementation of Key Elements with Focus on Young Adults in Sweden

    University essay from Uppsala universitet/Institutionen för informatik och media

    Author : Christina Bremer; [2018]
    Keywords : Persuasive Technology; Behaviour Change Support System; Household Recycling Behaviour; Recycling Habits; Waste Management in Sweden; Research through Design; Sustainable Human-Computer Interaction;

    Abstract : As waste is separated at the source, the success of the Swedish recycling system largely depends on an active participation of households. However, especially young people were found to not consistently follow their local recycling schemes. READ MORE