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Meijer, J.T. (author)
The world population is growing rapidly and guaranteeing future food security is going to be one of the challenges of the future. Current food sources that provide a complete amino acid profile include meat and various meat-products. However, these often have a high negative impact on the environment and cost a lot of resources to produce. We...
master thesis 2015
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Fekkes, M.E. (author)
The peristaltic pump is promising to the developing world: the easiest to produce, with an excellent match to a wind rotor, and thus able to independently irrigate fields and fill water basins. From the basins users can use a siphon, rather than a bucket. Water could be accessible all day, close to homes and effortless. A prototype of the pump...
master thesis 2015
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Tas, M.I. (author)
Demographics and the increase in welfare will double the nutritional demands in the coming decades. At the same time, the amount of arable land and other resources are becoming scarce. The question of how to feed the future world population is becoming more urgent. Hydroponics, a method of growing plants without soil, could be one of the answers...
master thesis 2015
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Telgen, T. (author)
This report guided reader though the research the leads to development of a mobile bioprocessing installation for human feces. It starts off with literature research on the why and how a bio processing can aid in improving sanitation for people in developing countries and solve both the health and environmental issues that are a consequence of...
master thesis 2015
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Salters, I.R. (author)
To meet the growing demand of mobile devices, it is important to regain and re-use the products, components and materials. The first steps are already taken by introducing new business models towards the circular economy. To stimulate these circular business models, suggestions are given how to change customer behaviour towards circular economy...
master thesis 2014
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Miccichè, N.M. (author)
The "Sustainability Maker" is an initiative that aims to the creation of bottom-up approaches that leverage on recent phenomena such as crowd sourcing and crowd funding and is conducted on an online platform. The project investigate the possibility to integrate a Brazilian community in the strategic framework of the "Sustainability Maker". The...
master thesis 2014
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Yao, J. (author)
The report describes the design of a Mobile Honey Processing Center (MHPC) for rural Tanzanian beekeepers. Many of them earn very little money due to the lack of honey processing facilities and relevant services. The MHPC can be used to alleviate the existing problems of low quality honey and low honey production in order to assist the...
master thesis 2014
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Benito Padró, M. (author)
Emotionally Durable Design intends to develop products that will generate emotional links with users, with the intention for them to keep these products for a long time. This, from a sustainable point of view, is an interesting step towards stopping resource depletion and minimize production rates needed. LED lighting is changing the way...
master thesis 2014
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Brand, R.M.W. (author)
This project is in partnership with Comet-ME, a public-benefit company operating in Southern mount Hebron, the West Bank. The proposed project seeks a solution for residents living in the region who do not have access to proper water services. The goal of the project is to provide Bedouin and Fellahin communities access to safe and reliable...
master thesis 2013
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Schomers, S.F. (author)
TRUE BLACK is an environmental materials innovation for adidas Sport Performance that proposes the application of dope dye as unique brand attribute creating enhanced value for the consumer, economic and image benefits for the brand and significant resource reductions for the environment.
master thesis 2013
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Axpe, M. (author)
This master thesis is focused on delivering a new drinking water experience, with the aim of creating pro-environmental awareness at Into the Great Wide Open (ITGWO), a music festival based in Vlieland. Water is essential for life, and there are many problems related to it that have to be solved in order to ensure drinking water to the future...
master thesis 2013
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Van Lohuizen, F.J. (author)
Structuring social business. This thesis report provides an analysis and validation of the development of a Social business guide on water projects. A Social business guide that structures the social business development process and is commissioned by the non-governmental organization, ICS. The process of setting up a social business is in fact,...
master thesis 2013
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Van der Helm, R.M. (author)
BATA has a heritage of being a responsible company since its founding, but has not yet institutionalized and measured their social and environmental accomplishments. This study starts measuring the environmental impact of 4 current BATA shoes by means of life cycle calculations. Thereafter, the effects of different communication strategies are...
master thesis 2012
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Rietveld, B.J. (author)
The Suoi Giang community is a mountainous area situated about 250 kilometers from Hanoi, the capitol of Vietnam. In Suoi Giang, about 2700 people live divided over 8 villages. 98% of the population belongs to the H'mong minority. Within Suoi Giang, about 50% of the people live of an income of 20 US Dollar a month or less. Besides this, the level...
master thesis 2012
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Volkers, W. (author)
This project is an initiative of SPIN: Sustainable Product Innovation in Vietnam, Cambodia and Laos. The aim of this project is to improve the competitiveness and sustainability efforts of Ly Ly Food, a middle-sized company with 200 employees based in Phnom Penh, Cambodia. This company produces packaged snacks for the low end children's market...
master thesis 2012
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Costa, E. (author)
Sasér is an educative board game to explain what Smart Grids are and how the exploitation of renewable resources for electricity production they allow will impact consumers' behavior in private households.
master thesis 2011
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Munckhof, R.C.J. (author)
Abstract This graduation project is one of two from Delft University of Technology that were initiated with the User Experience (UX) Research division at Samsung Electronics. They address electricity consuming behav- ior of young professionals and the role that consumer electronics (CE) play in it. This project focuses on the design of eco-...
master thesis 2011
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Van de Ven, F.A.H.J. (author)
This MSc. thesis is about the creation of a sustainable brand and product strategy for Vietnamese food and tea processing company, Cau Tre. During an audit of 3 months internally, the author has analyzed the company structure, its NPD processes, mission and vision, long term goals and external brand context. This resulted in the creation of an...
master thesis 2011
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Genoves, J. (author)
The present project is about making the toilet more water efficient. Standard toilets use 15 times more drinking water per day than a human does. The proposed concept is a toilet based on the waste separation principle. Considering that each type of human waste requires different amount of water to be flushed away, the new toilet adapts to male...
master thesis 2011
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Schouten, I.M. (author)
The ‘Ndassie SDS’ is a centralized, solar powered energy station, aimed at rural communities in Cameroon, where there is very limited or no access to the electric grid. It offers a safer, healthier, more affordable, and high quality alternative to the Kerosene lamps that are still commonly being used in these regions. The system consists of the...
master thesis 2011
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