Search for dissertations about: "Waste Management Challenges"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 39 swedish dissertations containing the words Waste Management Challenges.

  1. 1. Beyond Waste Management : Challenges to Sustainable Global Physical Resource Management

    Author : Jagdeep Singh; Björn Frostell; Olga Kordas; Anju Singh; KTH; []
    Keywords : NATURAL SCIENCES; NATURVETENSKAP; NATURVETENSKAP; NATURAL SCIENCES; Sustainable global physical resource management; global waste management; systems thinking; life cycle thinking; planning framework; global environmental justice; circular economy; Industriell ekologi; Industrial Ecology;

    Abstract : Current physical resource management (PRM) was investigated in a global perspective in this thesis, to gain a deeper understanding of its implications in a sustainability perspective. In particular, the main challenges to the current PRM system and the kinds of systemic changes needed for sustainable PRM were examined. READ MORE

  2. 2. Beyond Waste Management

    Author : Jagdeep Singh; Internationella miljöinstitutet; []
    Keywords : TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; Sustainable global physical resource management; global waste management; systems thinking; life cycle thinking; planning framework; global environmental justice; circular economy;

    Abstract : Current physical resource management (PRM) was investigated in a global perspective in this thesis, to gain a deeper understanding of its implications in a sustainability perspective. In particular, the main challenges to the current PRM system and the kinds of systemic changes needed for sustainable PRM were examined. READ MORE

  3. 3. Towards a Sustainable Resource Management : A Broader Systems Approach to Product Design and Waste Management

    Author : Jagdeep Singh; Björn Frostell; William Hogland; KTH; []
    Keywords : ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; NATURAL SCIENCES; NATURVETENSKAP; NATURVETENSKAP; TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; NATURAL SCIENCES; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; Resource Management; Product Design; Waste Management Challenges; Systems Thinking; Sustainability Science; Industriell ekologi; Industrial Ecology; Resource Management;

    Abstract : Rapid economic growth, urbanisation and increasing population have caused (materially intensive) resource consumption to increase, and consequently the release of large amounts of waste to the environment. Numerous technological and operational approaches to resource management have been introduced throughout the system of production, consumption and waste management. READ MORE

  4. 4. Developing strategies for improved economic performance and reduced climate impact of landfill mining in Europe

    Author : John Laurence Esguerra; Joakim Krook; Niclas Svensson; Steven Van Passel; Anders Damgaard; Linköpings universitet; []
    Keywords : ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; waste management; landfill management; resource recovery; sustainability assessment; emerging concept;

    Abstract : Landfill mining refers to the re-circulation of resources from the previously deposited wastes. It is an alternative approach for managing landfills that integrates resource recovery with site remediation. READ MORE

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

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

    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