Essays about: "waste municipal"

Showing result 21 - 25 of 186 essays containing the words waste municipal.

  1. 21. The livelihoods of municipal solid waste workers – sustainable or a vicious cycle of debt and vulnerability? : A case study in Babati, Tanzania

    University essay from Södertörns högskola/Utveckling och internationellt samarbete; Södertörns högskola/Utveckling och internationellt samarbete

    Author : Carl Johan Vikblad; Denise Lekare; [2019]
    Keywords : solid waste management; sustainable livelihood approach; environmental justice; vulnerability; LGAs; governance;

    Abstract : This essay examines sanitation workers who work with solid waste management and analyses their ability to create a sustainable livelihood based on livelihood assets and strategies. The study was undertaken in Babati, Tanzania and a qualitative method was applied, consisting of interviews and observations. READ MORE

  2. 22. Can organic waste provide sustainable fuel and energy in Rio de Janeiro? : An Early Assessment of waste-based biogas solutions in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

    University essay from Linköpings universitet/Industriell miljöteknik; Linköpings universitet/Industriell miljöteknik

    Author : Jesper Lindmark; Lundqvist Oscar; [2019]
    Keywords : biogas; potential; feasibility; performance; environmental; economic; biogas solution; biogas solutions; waste-based; early assesment; multi-criteria framework; biogas; potential; genomförbarhet; prestanda; miljömässig; ekonomisk; biogaslösningar; hållbar utveckling;

    Abstract : Sustainable waste management remains a great challenge for many cities throughout the world. Landfilling is worldwide the most common way of treating municipal solid waste (MSW) and landfilling of organic matter releases the high potent gas methane, which contributes to global warming. READ MORE

  3. 23. 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

  4. 24. Sensor-less Smart Waste Management System

    University essay from Uppsala universitet/Institutionen för informationsteknologi

    Author : Rahul Sridhar Setty; [2019]
    Keywords : ;

    Abstract : In order to improve the municipal solid waste management efficiency, smart management approaches have been proposed such as wireless sensor network architecture solution which includes the use of sensors to detect the garbage bin fill levels and vehicle route optimization techniques. Experimental results show that we can save up to 35% of the operational cost by improving the efficiency of solid waste management. READ MORE

  5. 25. A Price-based Demand Response Programme for an Industrial Company : A Case Study of the Waste Management Industry

    University essay from KTH/Skolan för elektroteknik och datavetenskap (EECS)

    Author : Miguel Tavares; [2019]
    Keywords : ;

    Abstract : Climate change mitigation and sustainable economic development areon the main agenda of many developed countries. Moreover, emerging economies,such as China which makes up 18.5% of the world’s population, are facingmajor problems of air and water pollution. READ MORE