Essays about: "municipal waste streams"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 11 essays containing the words municipal waste streams.

  1. 1. EU Waste Framework Directive, What's Next? : A cost­benefit analysis of an extended producer responsibility for textiles in the European Union

    University essay from Linköpings universitet/NationalekonomiLinköpings universitet/Filosofiska fakulteten; Linköpings universitet/NationalekonomiLinköpings universitet/Filosofiska fakulteten

    Author : Amanda Gerbendahl; Madeleine Johansson; [2020]
    Keywords : EU Waste Framework Directive; Extended Producer Responsibility; circular economy; fast-fashion; textile industry;

    Abstract : The objective of our thesis was to conduct a pilot study to evaluate if an Extended Producer Responsibility (EPR) for textiles in the EU could be a socioeconomically beneficial policy to complement the EU Waste Framework Directive’s amendment of separately collected textiles. The aim was to investigate if the policy could achieve increased circular design of textiles as well as if it could work as a management plan for the increased collection rates. READ MORE

  2. 2. 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

  3. 3. Polyhydroxyalkanoate Production from Municipal Waste Streams

    University essay from KTH/Resursåtervinning

    Author : Elsa Eriksson; [2020]
    Keywords : Polyhydroxyalkanoate; volatile fatty acids; mixed culture; bioreactor; municipal waste streams; Polyhydroxialkanoat; flyktiga fettsyror; blandad kultur; bioreaktor; kommunalt avfall;

    Abstract : Polyhydroxyalkanoates (PHAs) are a group of bioplastics, which are produced through microorganisms. They are accumulated in granules inside bacteria’s cell cytoplasm and serve as an energy reserve. READ MORE

  4. 4. Can organic waste provide sustainable fuel and energy in Rio de Janeiro? : An Early Assessment of waste-based biogas solutions in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

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

    Author : Jesper Lindmark; Lundqvist Oscar; [2019]
    Keywords : biogas; potential; feasibility; performance; environmental; economic; biogas solution; biogas solutions; waste-based; early assesment; multi-criteria framework; biogas; potential; genomförbarhet; prestanda; miljömässig; ekonomisk; biogaslösningar; hållbar utveckling;

    Abstract : Sustainable waste management remains a great challenge for many cities throughout the world. Landfilling is worldwide the most common way of treating municipal solid waste (MSW) and landfilling of organic matter releases the high potent gas methane, which contributes to global warming. READ MORE

  5. 5. Rethinking waste streams: using food waste to rear mealworms

    University essay from KTH/Miljöstrategisk analys (fms)

    Author : Andreea Toca; [2017]
    Keywords : mealworms; protein; food waste; waste management; insects; rearing; biogas; sustainable; permaculture; diet;

    Abstract : In needing to create a better and more sustainable future for our world, changing our diet and finding a  sustainable ‘protein of the future’ is one of the necessary steps we must take. This thesis explores the relatively fresh, but not unheard of, concept of using food waste to rear mealworms for human consumption, in the Swedish context. READ MORE