Search for dissertations about: "Nils Brandt"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 9 swedish dissertations containing the words Nils Brandt.

  1. 1. Industrial Ecology Methods within Engagement Processes for Industrial Resource Management

    Author : Graham Aid; Nils Brandt; Maria Malmström; Enell Magnus; KTH; []
    Keywords : ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; NATURAL SCIENCES; NATURVETENSKAP; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; NATURVETENSKAP; TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; NATURAL SCIENCES; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; Resource Management; Recycling; Stakeholder Participation; Industrial Symbiosis; Construction and Demolition;

    Abstract : The global use of resources such as materials, energy, and water has surpassed sustainable levels by many accounts.  The research presented here was explicitly normative in its aim to improve the understanding of, and make sustainable change toward highly systemic issues of resource management. READ MORE

  2. 2. Operationalizing Industrial Ecology in the Waste Sector : Roles and tactics for circular value innovation

    Author : Graham Aid; Nils Brandt; Monika Olsson; Maria Malmström; Leenard Baas; Stefan Anderberg; Mats Eklund; Anna Björklund; Linköpings universitet; []
    Keywords : NATURAL SCIENCES; NATURVETENSKAP; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; NATURAL SCIENCES; NATURVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; NATURVETENSKAP; TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; NATURAL SCIENCES; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; SOCIAL SCIENCES;

    Abstract : The take-make-waste approach to resource management in human production and consumption systems is contributing to a variety of environmental and social problems worldwide. Additionally, as the world’s population and affluence increase, so do the negative impacts of poor resource management. READ MORE

  3. 3. Evaluation of Sustainable Urban District Developments : The case of Stockholm Royal Seaport

    Author : Louise Holmstedt; Maria Malmström; Nils Brandt; Karl-Henrik Robèrt; Jordi Segalàs; KTH; []
    Keywords : ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; Evaluation; Follow-up; Sustainable urban development; Sustainable districts; Industriell ekologi; Industrial Ecology;

    Abstract : Urban sustainable development is now seen as one of the keys in the quest for a sustainable world and increased interest in developing sustainable urban districts has become an important feature of urban sustainability. However, if cities and their districts are to be part of this transition, it will be necessary to determine the state and progress of urban developments. READ MORE

  4. 4. Life Cycle Thinking and Waste Policy : Between Science and Society

    Author : David Lazarevic; Maria Malmström; Nils Brandt; Nicolas Buclet; Karel Mulder; KTH; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Life cycle thinking; life cycle assessment; waste policy; waste hierarchy; coordination; conventions; legitimacy;

    Abstract : This study investigates the application of life cycle thinking (LCT) and life cycle assessment (LCA) in the field of waste management from perspectives based in the social sciences. LCT is explored through the theoretical construct of regimes, drawing theoretical resources from a combination of the ‘pragmatic turn’, the economics of conventions and transition theory. READ MORE

  5. 5. Understanding the Recycling Behaviour of Householders in Multicultural Urban Areas:Case Study Järva, Stockholm

    Author : Sviatlana Miafodzyeva; Maria Malmström; Nils Brandt; Javier R. Viguri Fuente; KTH; []
    Keywords : ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; Waste management; household waste; recycling behaviour; motivation; multiculturalism; multicultural urban area; social survey;

    Abstract : Separating household waste into fractions at source is a common method of household waste collection in most European countries. In 1994 Sweden introduced producer liability legislation for packaging, which requires householders to sort, clean and recycle different types of packaging waste. READ MORE