Search for dissertations about: "hazardous waste"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 50 swedish dissertations containing the words hazardous waste.

  1. 1. Negotiating the international waste trade : a discourse analysis

    Author : Berndt H. Brikell; Sten Berglund; Rolf Lidskog; Gunnar Sjöstedt; Örebro universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; International Trade; Basel Convention; Hazardous Waste Trade; Multilateral Negotiations; Discourse analysis; Multilateral Environmental Agreements; environmental discourse; Prior Informed Consent; hazardous waste; Political science; Statsvetenskap; Political Science; Statskunskap;

    Abstract : This study investigates the historic development of the management of the international hazardous waste (HW) trade problem, between 1972 and 2000. The method used in the study is discourse analysis, and it is undertaken through the usage of two different perspectives. READ MORE

  2. 2. Landfills and glass dumpsites as future bank accounts of resources : waste characterization and trace elements extraction

    Author : Yahya Jani; William Hogland; Monica Odlare; Linnéuniversitetet; []
    Keywords : NATURAL SCIENCES; NATURVETENSKAP; NATURVETENSKAP; NATURAL SCIENCES; Landfill mining; metals extraction; glass dumpsites; hazardous waste; chemical extraction; reduction-melting; Miljövetenskap; Environmental Science;

    Abstract : Environmental pollution and health threats as well as scarcity of raw materials, water, food and energy are among the main challenges our world are now facing. Simultaneously, landfills and open dumpsites still are the dominant global waste disposal option even with their long term environmental impacts in case of greenhouse gases and contaminated leachates. READ MORE

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

    Author : Panate Manomaivibool; Internationella miljöinstitutet; []
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; 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

  4. 4. Recovery of copper and zinc in ashes from municipal solid waste combustion

    Author : Jinfeng Tang; Chalmers University of Technology; []
    Keywords : Cyanex 923; MSWI waste; LIX860-I; acidic leaching; waste treatment.; copper; solvent extraction; zinc;

    Abstract : The amount of municipal solid waste incineration (MSWI) fly ash has increased in many parts of the world in recent years. Ashes from municipal solid waste incineration (MSWI) may be a cumbersome waste to handle since containing significant amounts of leachable hazardous metal species and must be landfilled in special sites at high costs. READ MORE

  5. 5. Utilization of waste materials for extraction of strategic metals : a biogeochemical approach

    Author : Viktor Sjöberg; Stefan Karlsson; Bert Allard; Mattias Bäckström; Christian Ekberg; Örebro universitet; []
    Keywords : NATURAL SCIENCES; NATURVETENSKAP; NATURVETENSKAP; NATURAL SCIENCES; biogeochemistry; ICP-QMS; MP AES; strategic metals; vanadium; uranium; mine waste; steel slag; shale residues; Enviromental Science; Miljövetenskap;

    Abstract : Worldwide the modern society produces vast amounts of waste materials containing strategic and valuable metals. Some of them are of substantial economic or environmental significance if controlled recovery of metals can be performed or if uncontrolled release to the environment occurs. READ MORE