Search for dissertations about: "ecolabels"

Found 4 swedish dissertations containing the word ecolabels.

  1. 1. Assessing Sustainability and Guiding Development towards More Sustainable Products

    Author : Gunilla Clancy; [2014]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; NATURVETENSKAP; NATURAL SCIENCES; action competence; early-stage product development; team learning; wood-based material; role of designer; semi-structured interview; ecolabels; management systems; participatory action research; sustainability assessment;

    Abstract : Companies need to develop more sustainable products that fit into future more sustainable markets. For this reason, the integration of sustainability considerations is needed in the early stages of product development, where a major part of the sustainability performance of a final product is determined. READ MORE

  2. 2. Emissions from realistic operation of residential wood pellets heating systems

    University dissertation from Västerås : Mälardalen University

    Author : Kaung Myat Win; Mälardalens högskola.; Högskolan Dalarna.; [2015]
    Keywords : TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; Energy- and Environmental Engineering; energi- och miljöteknik; Wood pellet; Heating; Combustion; boiler; stove; emissions; particulate matter; SWX-Energi; Integrerade system för sol och biobränsle;

    Abstract : Emissions from residential combustion appliances vary significantly depending on the firing behaviours and combustion conditions, in addition to combustion technologies and fuel quality. Although wood pellet combustion in residential heating boilers is efficient, the combustion conditions during start-up and stop phases are not optimal and produce significantly high emissions such as carbon monoxide and hydrocarbon from incomplete combustion. READ MORE

  3. 3. Marketing for Life Cycle Thinking

    University dissertation from Västerås : Mälardalen University

    Author : Emma Rex; [2008]
    Keywords : TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Green marketing; LCA practice; Organisational theory; Interpretive research; Industry practices; Life cycle thinking LCT ; Sensemaking; Life cycle management LCM ; Functionalist research; Environmental management;

    Abstract : The concept of “life cycle thinking” creates possibilities for major improve¬ments in environ¬mental performance, but compels companies to look beyond their own immediate sites and operations to consider the broader picture of their products’ or services’ environmental impact. This thesis seeks to explore company attempts to implement such life cycle thinking (LCT), and how this connects with their self-inte¬rest in terms of market success. READ MORE

  4. 4. Towards Understanding Sustainable Textile Waste Management: Environmental impacts and social indicators

    University dissertation from Västerås : Mälardalen University

    Author : Bahareh Zamani; [2014]
    Keywords : TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY;

    Abstract : Global population growth and rising living standards have increased apparel consumption, and the generation of textile and clothing waste. This has raised concerns about lost resources and the environmental damage associated with these flows. READ MORE