Search for dissertations about: "waste management in construction"

Showing result 11 - 15 of 32 swedish dissertations containing the words waste management in construction.

  1. 11. Durability of Cementitious Materials in Long-Term Contact with Water

    Author : Arezou Babaahmadi; [2015]
    Keywords : TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY;

    Abstract : Nuclear electricity is considered to be an alternative energy production solution for the power industry in many countries. To ensure the sustainability of this energy solution, the disposal of the produced waste is one of the biggest issues facing nuclear electricity industries. READ MORE

  2. 12. Enhancing Environmental Performance by Green Procurement A study of environmental procurement preferences in the construction industry

    University dissertation from Stockholm : KTH

    Author : Annika Varnäs; KTH.; [2008]
    Keywords : TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; Green procurement; Environmental management; Construction industry; Environmental criteria; Environmental requirement; EIA; EMS; Public procurement; Construction project; TECHNOLOGY Other technology Environmental engineering; TEKNIKVETENSKAP Övriga teknikvetenskaper Miljöteknik;

    Abstract : In recent years, the general awareness of the environmental impacts that industrial production gives rise to has radically increased throughout the world. Finding ways to minimise these impacts has become a major concern of the authorities in many countries. READ MORE

  3. 13. Performance Measures of Road Infrastructure - A Life Cycle Thinking Approach

    University dissertation from ; Chalmers tekniska högskola; Gothenburg

    Author : Babak Ebrahimi; [2019]
    Keywords : TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; Road infrastructure; Life Cycle Assessment LCA ; Lifetime Estimation; Geographic Information System GIS ; Life Cycle Thinking LCT ; Material Flow Analysis MFA ;

    Abstract : Roads have been an important asset of human society and the approach we adopt towards planning, designing, constructing, operating, and maintaining of the road infrastructure has significant consequences in the long-term for not only the humans, but all species on planet Earth. Hence, the lifecycle performance of the road infrastructure that sustain our socioeconomic development with a low environmental impact, while fulfilling their technical and functional requirements is of critical importance and needs to be improved. READ MORE

  4. 14. Environmental assessment of municipal solid waste incinerator bottom ash in road constructions

    University dissertation from Stockholm : KTH

    Author : Susanna Olsson; KTH.; [2005]
    Keywords : NATURVETENSKAP; NATURAL SCIENCES; bottom ash; environmental impact; LCA; waste management; leaching; copper; dissolved organic carbon; NATURAL SCIENCES Chemistry Environmental chemistry; NATURVETENSKAP Kemi Miljökemi;

    Abstract : There are several incentives for using bottom ash from municipal solid waste incineration (MSWI bottom ash) as a construction material, such as for road construction. These incentives include decreased disposal of material on landfills and a reduced amount of raw material extracted for road building purposes. READ MORE

  5. 15. Reclaiming Territory from Below : Grassroots Environmentalism and Waste Conflicts in Campania, Italy

    University dissertation from Lund University

    Author : Salvatore Paolo De Rosa; Lund University.; Lunds universitet.; [2017]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; grassroots movements; popular environmentalism; territory; waste management; environmental conflicts; Organized crime; southern Italy; political ecology; socioecological metabolism;

    Abstract : In the course of 2000s, the region of Campania in southern Italy and its capital city Naples became global icons of waste mismanagement after the images of piles of rubbish occluding their urban areas hit the headlines. Conventional explanations, in Italy and elsewhere, pointed to administrative failure, cultural backwardness and mafia infiltration as the main causes of waste mishandling. READ MORE