Essays about: "waste management programs"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 16 essays containing the words waste management programs.

  1. 1. 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

  2. 2. Differences between urban and landfill citizens in the An Giang province of Vietnam : - a field study about landfilling & solid waste management

    University essay from Linnéuniversitetet/Institutionen för biologi och miljö (BOM)

    Author : Nina Jonsson; [2019]
    Keywords : Developing countries; Landfill; Mekong delta; Solid Waste Management; Vietnam; An Giang;

    Abstract : Landfilling is the most common treatment of Municipal Solid Waste (MSW) in the An Giang province in south Vietnam. Many of the landfills are not sanitary and can be harmful to the environment and the residents, especially those who live within the settled distance limit of 1000 meters. READ MORE

  3. 3. 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

  4. 4. 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

  5. 5. 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