Essays about: "waste municipal"

Showing result 16 - 20 of 186 essays containing the words waste municipal.

  1. 16. "Waste not, want not": an analysis of sustainable waste management practices in Fort Collins, Colorado from a transition perspective

    University essay from Lunds universitet/LUCSUS

    Author : Sarah Hite; [2019]
    Keywords : Waste management; transition perspective; governance challenges; sustainable waste management; sustainability science; Colorado; Social Sciences;

    Abstract : Increasing waste generation levels are presenting a multitude of issues from both low and high- income countries around the world. High levels of greenhouse gas emissions, water contamination and ecosystem endangerment are all concerns that are exacerbated by improper management of waste. READ MORE

  2. 17. Municipal Solid Waste Management in Informal Settlements – A multiple-case study of challenges and possibilities in the favelas and informal sector of Rio de Janeiro city

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Miljö- och energisystem

    Author : Emma Bergman; [2019]
    Keywords : municipal solid waste management; informal settlement; favela; waste picker; recycling cooperative; environmental protection; social inclusion; Rio de Janeiro; Technology and Engineering;

    Abstract : Today, about one billion people in the world live in informal settlements and lack access to basic services and city infrastructure. In Rio de Janeiro, approximately 1,4 million people, one fourth of the city population, live in informal settlements, in Brazil called favelas. READ MORE

  3. 18. Wasted Potential : Potential of a food waste prevention model for the São Paulo street markets - A minor field study

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

    Author : Cecile Bouju; Fanny Igergård; [2019]
    Keywords : food waste prevention; street markets; São Paulo; The Gothenburg model; food waste measurements;

    Abstract : In the municipal kitchens of Gothenburg, the implementation of the Gothenburg Model for reduced food waste has resulted in reducing the food waste by half in two years. The objective of this study is to contribute in the work of food waste prevention at the street markets in São Paulo by investigating how a model like the Gothenburg Model could be created and implemented. READ MORE

  4. 19. The Copenhill Crisis. The Dark Side of Planning The Greenest Waste-fired Power Plant Ever Seen

    University essay from Malmö universitet/Fakulteten för kultur och samhälle (KS)

    Author : Ulrik Kohl; [2019]
    Keywords : urban politics; power plant; neoliberal planning; iconicity; city marketing; sustainable energy; waste-to-energy; dark side of planning;

    Abstract : This thesis is about the making of a power plant. It sheds light on how neoliberal ideas shape large public investments in sustainable energy infrastructure. It tells the story of how the City of Copenhagen decided to build what was claimed to be the greenest waste-fired power plant in the world: Copenhill. READ MORE

  5. 20. Multi-criteria assessment of biomethane production from waste and residual feedstocks of Emilia-Romagna (Italy)

    University essay from SLU/Dept. of Energy and Technology

    Author : Giovanni Zanaroli; [2019]
    Keywords : biomethane; nutrients recycling; anaerobic digestion; multi-criteria assessment; transport;

    Abstract : Biomethane can be produced by anaerobic digestion of residues or wastes and it can be used as a renewable fuel for transport. It is associated with reduced GHG emissions, offsetting of fossil fuels and of mineral fertilizers, waste management and nutrient recycling in agriculture. READ MORE