Search for dissertations about: "Elisabeth Hochschorner"

Found 3 swedish dissertations containing the words Elisabeth Hochschorner.

  1. 1. Assessment of tools for environmentally preferable procurement with a life cycle perspective : the case of acquisition in Swedish defence

    Author : Elisabeth Hochschorner; KTH; []
    Keywords : ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; Chemical engineering; Acquisition; Ecodesign tools; Life Cycle Assessment; LCA; MECO; Public procurement; Simplified; Kemiteknik; Chemical engineering; Kemiteknik;

    Abstract : Procurement in public and non-public organisations has the potential to influence product development towards more environmentally preferable products. In 2003, public procurement in Sweden was 28% of GDP. Different types of approaches can contribute some knowledge and thereby facilitate the choice of environmentally preferable products. READ MORE

  2. 2. Life Cycle Thinking in Environmentally Preferable Procurement

    Author : Elisabeth Hochschorner; Göran Finnveden; Anna Björklund; Ann-Marie Tillman; KTH; []
    Keywords : Life Cycle Thinking; Life Cycle Assessment; Environmental Procurement; Life Cycle Costing; TECHNOLOGY; TEKNIKVETENSKAP;

    Abstract : Products generate environmental impacts during their life cycle by consuming raw materials and energy, releasing emissions and producing waste. A procurement organisation can be a considerable driving force for more environmentally friendly products e.g. by requiring that products meet certain environmental criteria. READ MORE

  3. 3. Environmental Impacts of Electronic Media : A Comparison of a Magazine’s Tablet and Print Editions

    Author : Mohammad Ahmadi Achachlouei; Göran Finnveden; Åsa Moberg; Elisabeth Hochschorner; Stig Irving Olsen; KTH; []
    Keywords : ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; electronic media; tablet computer; print media; magazine; information and communication technology ICT ; Internet; energy use; environmental impacts; life cycle assessment LCA ;

    Abstract : The aim of this thesis is to assess potential environmental impacts of electronic media distribution and consumption—from a life cycle perspective—as compared to those of print media.The thesis consists of a cover essay and two papers appended at the end of the thesis. The cover essay summarizes the papers and puts them in context. READ MORE