Search for dissertations about: "circular design"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 106 swedish dissertations containing the words circular design.

  1. 1. Zero Waste Design Thinking

    University dissertation from Högskolan i Borås

    Author : Holly McQuillan; Clemens Thornquist; [2019]
    Keywords : HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; zero waste design; sustainable design; circular economy; fashion design; circular design; Textiles and Fashion Design ; Textil och mode konstnärlig ;

    Abstract : The fashion system is contributing to the environmental and social crises on an ever increasing scale. The industry must transform in order to situate itself within the environmental and social limits proposed by economist Kate Raworth, and the 17 sustainable development goals set out by the United Nations. READ MORE

  2. 2. Adaptive Design for Circular Business Models in the Automotive Manufacturing Industry

    University dissertation from University of Gothenburg HDK

    Author : Thomas Nyström; [2019]
    Keywords : NATURVETENSKAP; NATURAL SCIENCES; Circular Business Models; Product Service System; Business and Design Logic; Circular Economy; Design for Circular Business Models;

    Abstract : The vision of a circular economy (CE) promises both profitability and eco-sustainability to industries, and can, from a material and energy resource flow perspective, be operationalized by combining three business and design strategies: closing loops; narrowing and slowing down resource flows by material recycling, improving resource efficiency; and by extending product life by reuse, upgrades and remanufacturing. These three strategies are straightforward ways for industries to radically reduce their use of virgin resources. READ MORE

  3. 3. Effective and efficient design and provision of product-service systems challenges, opportunities, and solutions

    University dissertation from Linköping : Linköping University Electronic Press

    Author : Johannes Matschewsky; Mattias Lindahl; Tomohiko Sakao; Veronica Martinez; [2019]
    Keywords : TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; Product-Service Systems; Servitization; Value; Design; Circular Economy;

    Abstract : The world manufacturing companies operate in is changing. In the past, these companies relied on the design and sale of products. Today, this linear model of business is becoming increasingly insufficient. As customers are more and more focused on their core business, buying and operating machinery and other goods becomes unattractive to them. READ MORE

  4. 4. Circular Business Model Design : Business Opportunities from Retaining Value of Products and Materials

    University dissertation from International Institute for Industrial Environmental Economics, Lund University

    Author : Julia L.K. Nußholz; [2020-02-11]
    Keywords : TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Circular Economy; business model innovation; circular business model; Resource efficiency; Reuse; Life cycle management; Value creation; sustainability assessment; Circular business model tools;

    Abstract : Today our economy is largely based on linear material flows, and many products, such as electronics, furniture,building materials and textiles, are discarded even when they could still be used. Without urgent action, globalwaste is expected to increase by 70% by 2060 and global materials use is expected to more than double. READ MORE

  5. 5. Improving Design for Remanufacturing Though Feedback from Remanufacturing to Design

    University dissertation from Linköping : Linköping University Electronic Press

    Author : Louise Lindkvist Haziri; Erik Sundin; Tomohiko Sakao; Mats Björkman; Sophie Hallstedt; [2020]
    Keywords : TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; Circular Economy; Remanufacturing; Design for remanufacturing; Feedback;

    Abstract : The high demand for products in our society makes manufacturing, and the treatment of products throughout the product life cycle, crucial as it adds to the total environmental impact of a product. Initiatives such as the circular economy promote economic growth while not increasing environmental impacts. READ MORE