Search for dissertations about: "electronic waste management"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 28 swedish dissertations containing the words electronic waste management.

  1. 1. Informal Electronic Waste Recycling in Pakistan

    University dissertation from Stockholm : KTH Royal Institute of Technology

    Author : Shakila Umair; KTH.; [2015]
    Keywords : TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; Electronic Waste; Pakistan; Informal recycling; governance; Social Life Cycle Assessment SLCA ;

    Abstract : The aim of this thesis was to study governance aspects of informal electronic waste recycling and to provide better knowledge of the business in terms of structure, stakeholders, governance aspects and social impacts.The thesis consists of a cover essay and two papers appended at the end of the thesis. READ MORE

  2. 2. Improving Model-Based Systems Analysis of Waste Management

    University dissertation from Stockholm : KTH Royal Institute of Technology

    Author : Mattias Olofsson; [2004]
    Keywords : NATURVETENSKAP; NATURAL SCIENCES; TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; material recycling; modelling; import; energy recovery; greenhouse gas emissions; export; systems analysis; scrap markets; waste prevention; waste management;

    Abstract : Model-based systems analysis is a tool to support decision-makers in the field of waste management. Of special concern in this thesis is the development of mathematical models for the analysis of the technological system. The aim of the models (here denoted WMS models) is to address whole waste management systems, i.e. READ MORE

  3. 3. Pyrolysis and Detoxification of Waste Electrical and Electronic Equipment (WEEE) for Feedstock Recycling

    University dissertation from Stockholm, Sweden : KTH Royal Institute of Technology

    Author : Panagiotis Evangelopoulos; KTH.; [2018]
    Keywords : TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; Pyrolysis; WEEE; solvent extraction; brominated flame retardants; Tetrabromobisphenol A; Auger reactor; Πυρόλυση; ΑΗΗΕ; εκχύλιση με διαλύτη; βρωμιωμένα επιβραδυντικά φλόγας; Τετραβρωμοδιφαινόλη Α; Pyrolys; WEEE; lösningsmedelsextraktion; bromerade flamskyddsmedel; tetrabrombisfenol A; Materials Science and Engineering; Teknisk materialvetenskap;

    Abstract : The trends in waste electrical and electronic equipment (WEEE) generation shows that their volume constantly increases, while the current waste management technologies have proven to be insufficient in order to meet the strict criteria and the new legislations of the European Union. Pyrolysis and thermal treatment in general could be a valuable solution for closing the loop of materials and could contribute to the energy demands of modern society. READ MORE

  4. 4. Waste-heat Recovery Using Thermoelectricity and Silicon Carbide Power Electronics

    University dissertation from KTH Royal Institute of Technology

    Author : Arash Edvin Risseh; KTH.; [2019]
    Keywords : TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; Thermoelectricity; Power converter; Silicon Carbide; MOSFET; Power management; Thermoelectric generator; Renewable energy; Vehicle; Power electronic; Waste heat; Ultra-low inductance; Power module; Termoelektrisk energiomvandling; Kiselkarbid MOSFET; Effektomvandlare; Förnybar energikälla; Effektelektronik; Spillvärme; Effektmodul; Låg induktiv module; Electrical Engineering; Elektro- och systemteknik;

    Abstract : Energy consumption in the world has increased continuously due to a growing population and increased energy consumption per capita. Moreover, the largest part of consumed energy still comes from fossil sources which in 2016 was more than 130 PWh. READ MORE

  5. 5. Advancing the Frontier of Extended Producer Responsibility: The management of waste electrical and electronic equipment in non-OECD countries

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

    Author : Panate Manomaivibool; [2011]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Extended Producer Responsibility EPR ; Waste Electrical and Electronic Equipment WEEE ; Electronic Waste E-waste ; Policy Transfer; Waste Policy; Product Policy; Recycling;

    Abstract : Waste electrical and electronic equipment (WEEE) has become a salient issue in non-OECD countries. With a growing awareness about serious damages to the environment and human health from a lack of safe treatment and recycling of WEEE, there has been a search for policy responses in several of these countries. READ MORE