Essays about: "waste management programs"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 14 essays containing the words waste management programs.

  1. 1. Potential for the anaerobic digestion of municipal solid waste (MSW) in the city of Curitiba, Brazil

    University essay from KTH/Energi och klimatstudier, ECS

    Author : Florian Remy; [2018]
    Keywords : Anaerobic Digestion AD ; Waste-to-Energy WTE ; Municipal Solid Waste MSW ; Organic Solid Waste OSW ; Food Waste; Energy Recovery; Biogas; Curitiba; Parana; Brazil;

    Abstract : Curitiba is a city of two million inhabitants located in the South of Brazil. It is a pioneer in waste management in the country, and is famous for its programs promoting recycling and organic waste collection. READ MORE

  2. 2. The perception of Nuclear powerin Sweden : How engineering students view it

    University essay from Uppsala universitet/Industriell teknik

    Author : Ali Abdallah; [2017]
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    Abstract : Nuclear power has been an important part of the electricity generatingin Sweden in almost half a century. However, the use of nuclear powerraises many complex issues such as economy, accident risks, andradioactive waste management and storage. Nuclear power has thereforebeen debated intensively in Sweden as in many other countries since the1970s. READ MORE

  3. 3. Sustainable Food Consumption Practices : Case Studies and Contexts from Edmonton, Canada

    University essay from Uppsala universitet/Institutionen för geovetenskaper

    Author : Rachel Touchie; [2017]
    Keywords : consumption; food system; food waste; participant observation; social practice theory; social science; sustainable development;

    Abstract : The globalized food system poses many systemic challenges that have significant impacts on the environment and human health. In order to tackle these challenges, especially those relating to climate change, it is assumed that consumers need to be accountable for the role they play in these issues, requiring them to alter their harmful consumption habits. READ MORE

  4. 4. Modelling of Metal Recovery using Sulfate Reducing Bacteria, Simulation in MATLAB and Aspen Plus

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Teknisk mikrobiologi; Lunds universitet/Bioteknik

    Author : Hanna Kvarnström; Erika Lönntoft; [2017]
    Keywords : Sulfate reducing bacteria; Metal sulfides; Metal Recovery; Metal precipitation; Modelling; Simulation; Aspen Plus; Matlab; Technology and Engineering;

    Abstract : This report presents a mathematical kinetic model describing the recovery of metal ions as metal sulfides, using sulfate reducing bacteria (SRB). Metal recovery from industrial waste is a potential beneficial and unused source of metals. READ MORE

  5. 5. The waste of time – how a lower opportunity cost could increase households’ recycling effort : an empirical analysis of the effect of curbsiderecycling on waste sorting efforts in Swedishmunicipalities

    University essay from SLU/Dept. of Economics

    Author : Linda Hoff Rudhult; [2017]
    Keywords : environmental behaviour; waste sorting degree; curbside recycling; food waste; packaging waste;

    Abstract : Introduction of residential curbside recycling programs are assumed to have a positive effect on households’ waste sorting effort since it facilitates recycling in the context of daily life and provides a lower behavioural cost in terms of time, effort and storage cost compared to drop-off recycling. In Sweden, three different systems for curbside collection are used for waste sorting; four-compartment bins, different coloured bags, and bags and containers. READ MORE