Essays about: "waste management programs"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 20 essays containing the words waste management programs.


    University essay from Göteborgs universitet / Institutionen för biologi och miljövetenskap

    Author : Nafiseh Kazemi Ashtiani; [2023-06-21]
    Keywords : Climate Neutrality; GHG emissions; higher education institutions HEIs ; Net Zero emission; carbon footprint; carbon capture and storage CCS ;

    Abstract : It is widely acknowledged that one of the most significant global challenges of the 21 st century is climate change. In its Fifth Assessment Report (2014), the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) described the present extent of the problem and the hazards involved, citing greenhouse gas emissions from human activities as the primary contributor to global warming since the mid-20th century. READ MORE

  2. 2. Enhancing Circular Economy and Waste Management in Zanzibar : By leveraging young entrepreneurship and innovation

    University essay from Linnéuniversitetet/Institutionen för byggd miljö och energiteknik (BET)

    Author : Intissar Doukali; [2023]
    Keywords : Circular economy Zanzibar waste management youth entrepreneurship;

    Abstract : This thesis investigates the challenges and opportunities for waste management and circular innovation in the context of sustainable development in Zanzibar, with a specific focus on the relevance of youth circular entrepreneurship. Addressing the low integration of stakeholders, inadequate technical support for young innovators, and challenges in leveraging funding, this study aims to provide insights and recommendations to enhance circularity and waste management systems on the islands. READ MORE

  3. 3. Development of a computational method for determining gamma energy escape from calorimeters at CLAB

    University essay from Uppsala universitet/Tillämpad kärnfysik

    Author : Amela Mehic; [2022]
    Keywords : Nuclear physics; Calorimeter; SNF; MCNP; Dose rate; CLAB; Gamma energy; Fuel assembly; Form function; Attenuation coefficient; Gamma spectroscopy;

    Abstract : Swedish Nuclear Fuel and Waste Management Company- SKB has conducted measurement campaigns at the Swedish central interim storage facility for spent nuclear fuel- CLAB over the years, extending from year 2003 to 2019 where the gamma energy escape was acquired. At CLAB the spent nuclear fuel assembly is inserted into the calorimeter; device intended to measure temperature increase due to decay heat from the fuel assembly. READ MORE

  4. 4. Kartläggning av klimatarbete och klimatkrav i elnätsbranschen

    University essay from SLU/Dept. of Energy and Technology

    Author : Marcus Blomberg; [2022]
    Keywords : klimatpåverkan; elnät; offentlig upphandling; livscykelanalys; Green House gas protocol; scope 3;

    Abstract : The climate change is a growing issue that is put high up on the agenda for countries as well as businesses. In 2015 both EU and Sweden initiated joint initiatives to actively promote reduction of climate impact and stop the increase in global temperature. 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