Search for dissertations about: "waste management"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 256 swedish dissertations containing the words waste management.

  1. 1. Beyond Waste Management

    Author : Jagdeep Singh; Internationella miljöinstitutet; []
    Keywords : TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; Sustainable global physical resource management; global waste management; systems thinking; life cycle thinking; planning framework; global environmental justice; circular economy;

    Abstract : Current physical resource management (PRM) was investigated in a global perspective in this thesis, to gain a deeper understanding of its implications in a sustainability perspective. In particular, the main challenges to the current PRM system and the kinds of systemic changes needed for sustainable PRM were examined. READ MORE

  2. 2. Industrial Management Models with Emphasis on Construction Waste

    Author : Jan Stenis; Byggproduktion; []
    Keywords : TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; Commercial and industrial economics; ekonomisk politik; ekonomiska system; ekonomisk teori; Management of enterprises; Industriell ekonomi; Technological sciences; management; Företagsledning; Building construction; Teknik; Byggnadsteknik; Ekologi; Ecology; sustainable development; Polluter-Pays Principle; contribution margin analysis; cost benefit analysis; construction waste; Economic models; integrated industrial waste management; kontroll av utsläpp; Miljöteknik; Environmental technology; pollution control; Economics; Environmental Law; Morallära; Moral science; Miljömedicin; Environmental health; Miljörätt; economic theory; econometrics; economic systems; Nationalekonomi; ekonometri; economic policy;

    Abstract : Increased attention is nowadays devoted to waste management. The objective of this work is to analyse how commonly known business economic models and methods, as well as the Polluter-Pays Principle, can be applied to waste management in general and to waste fractionation in particular, so as to facilitate environmental optimisation of industrial and construction waste fractionation. READ MORE

  3. 3. Beyond Waste Management : Challenges to Sustainable Global Physical Resource Management

    Author : Jagdeep Singh; Björn Frostell; Olga Kordas; Anju Singh; KTH; []
    Keywords : NATURAL SCIENCES; NATURVETENSKAP; NATURVETENSKAP; NATURAL SCIENCES; Sustainable global physical resource management; global waste management; systems thinking; life cycle thinking; planning framework; global environmental justice; circular economy; Industriell ekologi; Industrial Ecology;

    Abstract : Current physical resource management (PRM) was investigated in a global perspective in this thesis, to gain a deeper understanding of its implications in a sustainability perspective. In particular, the main challenges to the current PRM system and the kinds of systemic changes needed for sustainable PRM were examined. READ MORE

  4. 4. Towards a Sustainable Resource Management : A Broader Systems Approach to Product Design and Waste Management

    Author : Jagdeep Singh; Björn Frostell; William Hogland; KTH; []
    Keywords : ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; NATURAL SCIENCES; NATURVETENSKAP; NATURVETENSKAP; TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; NATURAL SCIENCES; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; Resource Management; Product Design; Waste Management Challenges; Systems Thinking; Sustainability Science; Industriell ekologi; Industrial Ecology; Resource Management;

    Abstract : Rapid economic growth, urbanisation and increasing population have caused (materially intensive) resource consumption to increase, and consequently the release of large amounts of waste to the environment. Numerous technological and operational approaches to resource management have been introduced throughout the system of production, consumption and waste management. READ MORE

  5. 5. Sustainable Waste Management : methods and framework for analysis

    Author : Anders Klang; Mittuniversitetet; []
    Keywords : ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; Sustainable development; waste management; decision-making; indicators.; Environmental engineering; Miljöteknik;

    Abstract : Dealing with waste is a major issue in our endeavour to create a sustainable society. The purpose of this thesis is to develop a model for assessing sustainable development in waste management systems. The model should provide a valid, reliable, useful and efficient assessment tool for waste management planners. READ MORE