Essays about: "toxic waste"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 54 essays containing the words toxic waste.

  1. 1. Hur konsumenten inkluderas i en cirkulär ekonomi : en fallstudie om klädåterförsäljares initiativ på en handelsplats i Uppsala

    University essay from SLU/Dept. of Economics

    Author : Madeleine Gillheimer; Linnéa Larsson; Nathalie Thomsson; [2019]
    Keywords : avfallshierarkin; cirkulär ekonomi; hållbar klädkonsumtion; konsument inkluderande; slit och släng;

    Abstract : Det råder idag en “slit och släng” kultur i samhället vilket kännetecknas av att konsumenter köper nya varor och slänger dem när de inte längre fyller sin funktion. Klädindustrin är en av de branscher där “slit och släng” kulturen är som mest påtaglig. READ MORE

  2. 2. Material identification using X-ray diffraction

    University essay from Mittuniversitetet/Institutionen för elektronikkonstruktion

    Author : Linda Genetu Teggen; [2019]
    Keywords : XRD; XRF; incineration; wastemanagement; toxic elements; pollution detection; fly ash; ash; Bruker D2Phaser; DIFFRAC.EVA; chemical filter; scan file.;

    Abstract : This study reviews the theoretical and experimental aspects of the X-ray diffraction (XRD) technique and evaluates its use in identifying toxic elements or compounds in waste that has been incinerated. Many industries incinerate materials that contain large significant amounts of toxic elements, and these elements should be identified and re-moved to reduce environmental pollution. READ MORE

  3. 3. Towards more circular economy and sustainable consumption : The practice of second hand clothing consumption in Sweden.

    University essay from Högskolan i Borås/Akademin för textil, teknik och ekonomi

    Author : Abdelrahman Mahmoud; [2018]
    Keywords : Circular economy; Reverse logistics RL ; RL network; collection of used clothes; Sorting; Product value-recovery; Reuse; Second hand clothes and second hand market in Sweden;

    Abstract : The rapid increase in clothing consumption over the last decades has meant a significant burden on the environment. Some examples of this are the high consumption of natural resources and land, increasing amounts of carbon emissions, excessive use of toxic chemicals, polluting air, land and water and increasing amounts of waste. READ MORE

  4. 4. Rejecting Fate : The challenge of a subaltern community to the creation of a sacrifice zone in Can Sant Joan, Catalonia

    University essay from KTH/Historiska studier av teknik, vetenskap och miljö

    Author : Sergio Ruiz Cayuela; [2018]
    Keywords : political ecology; environmental justice; environmental humanities; subaltern environmentalism; slow violence; sacrifice zones; environmental humanities;

    Abstract : It was my first visit ever to the neighborhood association – in February 2017 – and the phone rang again in the contiguous room. “I’m sorry” apologized José Luis “but our colleagues are not here yet and I need to answer the phone”. READ MORE

  5. 5. Evaluation of liquid air as an energy storage alternative

    University essay from KTH/Hållbar utveckling, miljövetenskap och teknik; KTH/Hållbar utveckling, miljövetenskap och teknik

    Author : Tomas Högberg; Martin Tholander; [2018]
    Keywords : Liquid air; LAES; Energy storage; efficiency; Flytande luft; LAES; Energilagring; verkningsgrad;

    Abstract : As renewable, intermittent energy sources are expected to increasingly replace fossil based energy, energy storage technologies are crucially important in achieving the goal of fossil free energy, a cornerstone of sustainable development. Liquid air energy storage (LAES) is a novel technology that liquefies air when excess electricity is available. READ MORE