Essays about: "waste management programs"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 9 essays containing the words waste management programs.

  1. 1. 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

  2. 2. 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

  3. 3. 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

  4. 4. SALES-ORIENTED MINDSET IN A SERVICE-ORIENTED ENVIRONMENT : - Organizing customer service operations for higher quality and efficiency

    University essay from Umeå universitet/Företagsekonomi

    Author : Viktor Frisk; [2017]
    Keywords : Efficiency; Sales; Customer Service; Lean; TQM; Six Sigma;

    Abstract : Efficiency in the manufacturing industry is not a new phenomenon; Toyota andMotorola were to companies that early found a way to eliminate waste by inventing theefficiency models Lean and Six Sigma. For Sweden’s economy, the manufacturingindustry plays an important role in which the forestry industry accounts for around70,000 employees. READ MORE

  5. 5. Environmental Education and Gender: Voices from India and Brazil

    University essay from Södertörns högskola/Institutionen för naturvetenskap, miljö och teknik

    Author : Analice Nogueira Martins; [2016]
    Keywords : Gender; education; environment; India; Brazil; NGO; Paulo Freire;

    Abstract : Dramatic changes in the environmental patterns represent a threat to human beings and life on this planet. However, due to differences in the social roles and rights between women and men, a gender perspective is essential to understand how these changes in the environment are affecting individuals in their societies. READ MORE