Search for dissertations about: "solid waste management"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 47 swedish dissertations containing the words solid waste management.

  1. 1. Environmental System Analysis of Waste Management Experiences from Applications of the ORWARE Model

    University dissertation from Stockholm : KTH

    Author : Anna Björklund; [2000]
    Keywords : TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; municipal solid waste MSW ; waste management; waste management planning; model; environmental systems analysis; life cycle assessment LCA ; substance flow analysis SFA ; substance flows; environmental impact; energy; uncertainty; TECHNOLOGY Chemical engineering; TEKNIKVETENSKAP Kemiteknik;

    Abstract : Waste management has gone through a history of shiftingproblems, demands, and strategies over the years. In contrastto the long prevailing view that the problem could be solved byhiding or moving it, waste is now viewed as a problem rangingfrom local to global concern, and as being an integral part ofseveral sectors in society. READ MORE

  2. 2. Solid waste management based on cost-benefit analysis using the WAMED model

    University dissertation from Växjö, Kalmar : Linnaeus University Press

    Author : Viacheslav Mutavchi; Jan Stenis; William Hogland; Torleif Bramryd; [2012]
    Keywords : TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Economic models; economic incentives; solid waste management SWM schemes; baling economics; municipal solid waste MSW management; ecological– economic efficiency ECO-EE ; cost-benefit analysis CBA ; full cost accounting FCA analysis; the WAMED model; the COSTBUSTER model; the EUROPE model.; Environmental technology; Miljöteknik; Business administration; Företagsekonomi;

    Abstract : Efficient waste management enables the protection of human health, reducing environmental pollution, saving of natural resources, and achieving sustainable and profitable management of energy. In many countries, the general guidelines for waste management are set by national or local waste management plans. READ MORE

  3. 3. A systems engineering approach to national solid waste management

    University dissertation from Växjö, Kalmar : Linnaeus University Press

    Author : Maria Ljunggren Söderman; [1997]
    Keywords : TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; solid wastes agrovoc; waste management agrovoc; Solid waste management; sweden agrovoc; Optimisation; Strategic planning; simulation models agrovoc; urban wastes agrovoc; planning agrovoc;

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

    University dissertation from Göteborg : Chalmers University of Technology

    Author : Maria Isabel Ordonez; Göteborgs universitet.; Gothenburg University.; [2014]
    Keywords : TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; Solid waste; resource recovery; material loops; waste sorting; user centred design; design with waste; waste collection systems; waste sorting; design with waste; waste collection systems; material loops; user centred design; resource recovery;

    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

  5. 5. Towards sustainable solid waste management in Jordan

    University dissertation from Water Resources Engineering, Lund University

    Author : Mohammad Aljaradin; [2013]
    Keywords : TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Solid Waste Management; Public Participation; Recycling; Landfilling; Jordan;

    Abstract : Jordan is a country with a growing population that is undergoing rapid modernization. The increased volume of solid waste and associated logistical difficulties, the steady growth in the cost of waste management and the risk to human health are sources of concern. READ MORE