Essays about: "municipal food waste"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 29 essays containing the words municipal food waste.

  1. 1. Models for solid waste and its management in Stockholm metropolitan area

    University essay from KTH/Skolan för industriell teknik och management (ITM)

    Author : Lars Arvidsson; Kasper Nordenram; [2022]
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    Abstract : In the transition from a linear economy to a sustainable circular economy, waste management is critical. This thesis approaches the management of Municipal Solid Waste (MSW) from the perspective of a mathematical modelling. Within the scope of the thesis, three mathematical models were developed. READ MORE

  2. 2. Disposing the future : An institutional analysis of municipal food waste prevention in Sweden

    University essay from Uppsala universitet/Sociologiska institutionen

    Author : Beatrice Onn; [2021]
    Keywords : food waste prevention; institutional barriers; municipalities;

    Abstract : Food waste is a complex issue with environmental, social, and economic consequences. Approximately one third of the food produced for human consumption is annually wasted and the need to prevent food waste is discussed in the public debate, policy outcomes, and sustainable development goals. READ MORE

  3. 3. Food and the City : The case study of Athens, Greece. Investigating the role of the food cycle and food dependencies of the contemporary city centers from the periphery

    University essay from KTH/Skolan för arkitektur och samhällsbyggnad (ABE)

    Author : Marianna Patelida; [2020]
    Keywords : food; dependency; city; urban; agriculture; community; local;

    Abstract : Food and City Project is about investigating the role of the food cycle and the food dependencies from the periphery that appear in contemporary city centers. Food as a multidimensional network can have a significant impact spatially, by mapping the food miles that the food is traveling, in terms of values when there is knowledge about the value of the product that is consumed. READ MORE

  4. 4. To waste or not to waste : food waste governance in Lund municipality in 2018

    University essay from Lunds universitet/LUCSUS

    Author : Dzmitry Vaskovich; [2020]
    Keywords : food waste; local governance; A-B-C model; sustainability science; sustainable consumption; food supply chain; Social Sciences;

    Abstract : Food waste is a growing global problem. Even in Sweden, being one of the most sustainable countries in the world, the food waste levels are high. Understanding the role of local governance is crucial to tackle the problem of food waste. READ MORE

  5. 5. How Can Unit Pricing Be Employed and Improve Municipal Waste Management in Shanghai?

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Internationella miljöinstitutet

    Author : Lan Li; [2020]
    Keywords : Pay As You Throw; Unit Pricing; Municipal Solid Waste Management; Source Separation; Waste Reduction; Recycling Behavior; Social Sciences;

    Abstract : China is on a transition to waste management charging reform and pursuing effective eco-nomic incentives on an individual level. Pay-As-You-Throw (PAYT)/Unit pricing is recog-nized as an important and effective means to waste prevention and source segregation ren-dered by the government mostly in the developed countries. READ MORE