Search for dissertations about: "Household food waste"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 7 swedish dissertations containing the words Household food waste.

  1. 1. Household food waste management – Evaluations of current status and potential improvements using life-cycle assessment methodology

    Author : Anna Bernstad; Lund University.; Lunds universitet.; [2012]
    Keywords : TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; waste management; household waste; food waste; life-cycle assessment; anaerobic digestion; systems analysis;

    Abstract : An increased understanding of the world’s limited resources and the negative environmental impacts connected to solid waste management has in recent years increased interest in separate collection and treatment of organic waste in many parts of the world. As an example, increased biological treatment of organic waste is an explicit goal within the Swedish national solid waste management strategy (SEPA, 2006) and the national environmental objectives state that 35% of all organic household waste should be treated biologically by 2010 (SEPA, 2007). READ MORE

  2. 2. Mixed fuels composed of household waste and waste wood Characterization, combustion behaviour and potential emissions

    University dissertation from Umeå : Umeå University

    Author : Mar Edo Giménez; Umeå universitet.; [2016]
    Keywords : NATURVETENSKAP; NATURAL SCIENCES; MSW; RDF; persistent organic pollutants; PCDD; PCDF; solid waste pre-treatment; torrefaction; food waste; contaminated wood;

    Abstract :    Incineration with energy recovery is the main disposal strategy for waste that cannot be reused or recycled, and a well-established source of energy in Europe, especially in Sweden where 2.2 Mtonnes of waste including domestic and imported municipal solid waste (MSW) and waste wood (WW) were combusted during 2015. READ MORE

  3. 3. Food Packaging for Sustainable Development

    University dissertation from Karlstad : Karlstad University

    Author : Helén Williams; Karlstads universitet.; [2011]
    Keywords : TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; Packaging; sustainable development; service perspective; food losses; food waste; consumer interaction; life cycle assessment - LCA; consumer value; Miljö- och energisystem; Environmental and Energy Systems;

    Abstract : Packaging has been on the environmental agenda for decades. It has been discussed and debated within the society mainly as an environmental problem. Production, distribution and consumption of food and drinks contribute significant to the environmental impact. However, consumers in the EU waste about 20% of the food they buy. READ MORE

  4. 4. Environmental and Economic Assessment of Swedish Municipal Solid Waste Management in a Systems Perspective

    University dissertation from Stockholm : Kemiteknik

    Author : Ola Eriksson; KTH.; [2003]
    Keywords : TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; waste management; LCA; LCC; systems analysis; decisionmaking; computer model;

    Abstract : Waste management is something that affects most people. Thewaste amounts are still increasing, but the waste treatment ischanging towards recycling and integrated solutions. In Swedenproducers’responsibility for different products, a taxand bans on deposition of waste at landfills implicates areorganisation of the municipal solid waste management. READ MORE

  5. 5. Behavioral Spillovers across Prosocial Alternatives

    University dissertation from Stockholm : Kemiteknik

    Author : Claes Ek; Lund University.; Lunds universitet.; [2016]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Behavioral spillovers; Prosocial Behavior; Public Goods; moral licensing; charitable giving; Environmental behavior; Dictator game; Recycling;

    Abstract : This thesis contributes to the economic literature on prosocial behavior. It includes three papers, all of which relate to the issue of policy-driven spillovers across prosocial alternatives. READ MORE