Search for dissertations about: "Solid Waste Management"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 50 swedish dissertations containing the words Solid Waste Management.

  1. 1. Environmental System Analysis of Waste Management Experiences from Applications of the ORWARE Model

    University dissertation from Stockholm : KTH

    Author : Anna Björklund; KTH.; [2000]
    Keywords : TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; municipal solid waste MSW ; waste management; waste management planning; model; environmental systems analysis; life cycle assessment LCA ; substance flow analysis SFA ; substance flows; environmental impact; energy; uncertainty; TECHNOLOGY Chemical engineering; TEKNIKVETENSKAP Kemiteknik;

    Abstract : Waste management has gone through a history of shiftingproblems, demands, and strategies over the years. In contrastto the long prevailing view that the problem could be solved byhiding or moving it, waste is now viewed as a problem rangingfrom local to global concern, and as being an integral part ofseveral sectors in society. READ MORE

  2. 2. Solid waste management based on cost-benefit analysis using the WAMED model

    University dissertation from Växjö, Kalmar : Linnaeus University Press

    Author : Viacheslav Mutavchi; Linnéuniversitetet.; [2012]
    Keywords : TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Economic models; economic incentives; solid waste management SWM schemes; baling economics; municipal solid waste MSW management; ecological– economic efficiency ECO-EE ; cost-benefit analysis CBA ; full cost accounting FCA analysis; the WAMED model; the COSTBUSTER model; the EUROPE model.; Environmental technology; Miljöteknik; Business administration; Företagsekonomi; Economics; Nationalekonomi;

    Abstract : Efficient waste management enables the protection of human health, reducing environmental pollution, saving of natural resources, and achieving sustainable and profitable management of energy. In many countries, the general guidelines for waste management are set by national or local waste management plans. READ MORE

  3. 3. Turning waste into resources: Rethinking the way we discard things

    University dissertation from Göteborg : Chalmers University of Technology

    Author : Maria Isabel Ordonez; Göteborgs universitet.; Gothenburg University.; [2014]
    Keywords : TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; Solid waste; resource recovery; material loops; waste sorting; user centred design; design with waste; waste collection systems;

    Abstract : Waste is one of the biggest challenges faced by our society. If not handled correctly, waste pollutes our natural environment with devastating results. However, it seems almost unavoidable that our society generates waste. READ MORE

  4. 4. Towards sustainable solid waste management in Jordan

    University dissertation from Water Resources Engineering, Lund University

    Author : Mohammad Aljaradin; Lunds universitet.; Lund University.; [2013]
    Keywords : TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Solid Waste Management; Public Participation; Recycling; Landfilling; Jordan;

    Abstract : Popular Abstract in English Jordan is a country with a rapidly growing economy, modernization and growing population. The rapid increase in volumes of solid wastes and a steady increase in the cost and logistical difficulties with the associated risk to human health is a source of concern. READ MORE

  5. 5. Management of ship-generated waste - illustrated from the Baltic Sea perspective

    University dissertation from ; Chalmers tekniska högskola; Gothenburg

    Author : Magda Wilewska-Bien; [2017]

    Abstract : Globally around one-third of food produced for human consumption is wasted or lost. Although the food waste issues on land are being widely discussed, the food waste generated on ships seems not to receive similar attention. READ MORE