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Ruig, Nina (author)
The implications of a CE and the transition towards it are widely researched. However, there is a lack of research into the relevant geographical scales of CE. Thus, this research aims to present a framework that identifies the optimal geographical scale for the recycling of materials based on various factors. The framework is tested against a...
master thesis 2022
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Elbing, Raphael (author)
The growing world population gaining affluence is driving the extraction of raw materials. Resource availability is finite and concerns about future supply shortages rise. An approach to tackle this problem is circular economy which entails multiple strategies to reduce the demand of virgin materials. The implementation of those strategies...
master thesis 2022
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Claußner, Ralf (author)
Environmental impacts related to the global food system are increasingly addressed by academia, institutions, policy-makers and businesses. Fundamentally, decisions about food consumption rest with the customer, and although they are the largest stakeholder group in the food system, they are not adequately equipped to consider the environmental...
master thesis 2019
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van der Kooij, Jim (author)
The Dutch government set two environmental goals by 2050. One of them is being climate neutral and the other one is to have a circular economy. In order to meet both goals in the best environmental conditions, extensive environmental research is required. This thesis is one of these researches and its main focus is on the climate neutral goal by...
master thesis 2019
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Browning, Graham (author)
Cities account for approximately 75% of Greenhouse Gas (GHG) emissions. This, along with the fact that cities also account for 75% of natural resource consumption and 50% of global waste production, makes urbanization a world-wide issue (Sukhdev, Vol, Brandt, & Yeoman, 2017). Additionally, the widely-practiced urban linear economic structure...
master thesis 2018
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Kotnis, Joanna (author)
Cobalt is one of the most important critical raw materials for emerging technologies. There are many incentives for analysis of this metal, from increasing demand for rechargeable batteries, rising prices and social issues involved. This paper is the first attempt to perform a substance flow analysis of cobalt at a city level. The analysis...
master thesis 2018
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Verhagen, Teun (author)
The heating transition goals of the Netherlands are ambitious. To reach the goal of an 80% reduction of CO2 emission by 2050, the total residential heat consumption would need to be drastically cut down. The Dutch government is leaning towards implementing large-scale heating networks and reusing waste heat from non-renewable industry. However,...
master thesis 2018
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