Essays about: "waste problem,"

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  1. 1. SAVING THE PLANET OR SAVING MONEY?:Qualitative Study of the Foodsharing User Motives in Borås, Sweden

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Institutionen för globala studier

    Author : Danutė Matelytė; [2020-07-07]
    Keywords : food waste; foodsharing; sharing economy; motivations; glocal;

    Abstract : Given the rise of ICTs and the sharing economy, grassroots initiatives emerge as a complement to food banks in order to tackle the food waste problem at the local level. Foodsharing collaborates with local food operators in order to collect edible food that would otherwise be discarded, and deliver it to sharing points where anyone can take it freely and anonymously. READ MORE

  2. 2. Chemical recycling of cotton-based waste textiles by sulfuric acid hydrolysis

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Kemiteknik (CI)

    Author : Edvin Ruuth; [2020]
    Keywords : recycling; hydrolysis; cotton; waste textiles; sulfuric acid; glucose; chemical engineering; kemiteknik; Technology and Engineering;

    Abstract : Large amounts of waste textiles are produced annually, of which only a small fraction is recycled currently. The purpose of this study was to develop a method to recycle cotton-based waste textiles chemically that can be coupled to the production of biofuels or green chemicals. READ MORE

  3. 3. Defining requirements of PET scrap for open loop recycling of post-industrial waste

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Kemiteknik (CI)

    Author : Josephine Digné; [2020]
    Keywords : Chemical Engineering; plastics; thermoplastics; PET; polyethylene terephthalate; foamed plastics; recycling; post-industrial waste; circular economy; återvinning; kemiteknik; Technology and Engineering;

    Abstract : To reduce the environmental impact and minimize the exploitation of the depleting re-sources, the transition to a circular economy is vital. It proposes an economy of reduced ma-terial consumption and increased reuse and recycling of plastics and other materials. READ MORE

  4. 4. A pragmatic approach to improve the efficiency of the waste management system in Stockholm through the use of Big Data, Heuristics and open source VRP solvers : A real life waste collection problem;Stockholm’s waste collection system and inherent vehicle routing problem, VRP

    University essay from KTH/Hållbar utveckling, miljövetenskap och teknik

    Author : Rafael Salcedo Villanueva; [2020]
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    Abstract : In this thesis, we will address a real life waste collection problem; Stockholm’s waste collection system and inherent vehicle routing problem, VRP. To do this we will first delve into some mathematical theory of Combinatorial Optimization and Heuristics to understand the fundamentals of the problem. READ MORE

  5. 5. Reducing food waste in the Swedish household using IoT

    University essay from Blekinge Tekniska Högskola/Institutionen för maskinteknik; Blekinge Tekniska Högskola/Institutionen för maskinteknik

    Author : Måns Jonsson; Johannes Sandberg; [2020]
    Keywords : Food Waste; Internet of Things; Innovation; Matsvinn; Internet of Things; Innovation;

    Abstract : Anledningen till denna avhandling är att undersöka hur ett innovativt Internet of Things-baserat system kan vara fördelaktigt för att minska matavfall. Det anses viktigt att hitta nya sätt och lösningar på det växande problemet med matavfall. Syftet med denna studie är att hitta nya möjliga lösningar för att minska matavfall i Sverige. READ MORE