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Wessels, R. (author)
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Aguirre Pereira, Joseba (author)
Over the past years, the scientific community has payed increasing attention to the integration of Eco-design in product development processes. In spite of this, Eco-design practices within mainstream manufacturing companies has proven to be scarce. A great share of the literature has focused on the development and improvement of Eco-design...
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Slootweg, H.J. (author)
The aim of this research is to implement the effects of artificial light at night on moths in a model that functions as an impact category in the life cycle assessment methodology. The model defines the attraction of moths in a specific region of influence. This attraction might result in multiple direct and indirect effects that could lead to...
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Hahn Menacho, Álvaro (author)
Concentrated Solar Power is one of the renewable energy technologies with the potential for satisfying the future energy demand in a sustainable way, mitigating climate change and reducing the current dependence on fossil fuels. Regarding the deployment of this technology, China and Europe are two regions playing a forefront role in the present...
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van Gameren, A.J.L. (author)
Due to climate change, cities are expected to become subject to increasingly intense heat waves and precipitation. This calls for them to become more resilient towards such fluctuations. Green infrastructure is increasingly acknowledged as a means to enhance climate resilience, but cities – especially city centres – often lack the necessary...
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Huntjens, R.C.M. (author)
A replication of the classic Foot-in-the-Door experiment to observe if it can be used as a driver of fruit and vegetable waste separation. Move over, for the first time the transparency and the online use of this behaviour influencing tool are discussed within this thesis.<br/>
master thesis 2020
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Grace, Veronica (author)
Within the Netherlands, approximately 8.5 million tonnes of solid waste are produced annually. Being the capital city with the most populated district in the Netherlands, higher municipal solid waste accumulation in Amsterdam is in existence. A substantial portion of the municipal waste in Amsterdam is categorized as organic waste, with a...
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Rigter, Tom (author)
This study provides suggestions to decrease hot utility use and impact on the environment of a skim milk powder (SMP) processing plant. These suggestions are based on the integration of waste streams with processes in the production of SMP. To identify appropriate waste and process streams, process integration has proven to be a successful...
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Koppers, Mitchel (author)
Food waste is a global problem that has a significant impact on the environment and society. Nevertheless, the Dutch government lacks a clear strategy to reduce food waste. The city of Amsterdam also lacks such a strategy. Therefore, various social innovation initiatives are actively preventing food waste. These initiatives emerge from local...
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Gonzalez Veugelers, Valente (author)
It is possible to recover and maintain the value of urban solid waste (USW) through the implementation of circular economy practices in the waste management strategy. This can have social, economic and environmental benefits. One of the most noticeable benefits is the reduction landfilled USW. To achieve this it is necessary to, firstly,...
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Huisman, Rombout (author)
The research for this thesis relates to the assessment of the material needs for the vehicle fleet for global passenger and freight transport. The specific vehicles in these two categories that were assessed are: maritime vessels, inland shipping vessels, trucks, planes, buses and trains which will be divided into smaller categories of vehicles....
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Roobeek, Rogier (author)
Due to the abundance of solar energy resources in Oman and the participation in the joint venture of the Port of Rotterdam in the Port of Sohar, importing green hydrogen in the Port of Rotterdam has been suggested. In part one of this two-part research (Shipping Sunshine) two green hydrogen import prices were calculated based on a 100 [GW] solar...
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Rabl, Vincent (author)
This thesis compares the state of the cultivated meat (CM) industry in the USA and Europe. To do so, extensive desk-research was conducted, summarising existing data, and 21 interviews with CM experts were held. The result is an analysis comprised of both quantitative and qualitative data. In this thesis, the CM industry was understood as...
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Alvarez Mendez, Lia (author)
SummaryThe municipality of The Hague and the Social housing associations are researching on how to cope with the population growth in The Hague. Every year approximately 5,000 new persons arrive at The Hague, meaning that in 10 years The Hague will increase their population by 8%. The main problem is that currently, the city has a shortage of...
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Anselmo, Marco (author)
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Meister, Kozmo (author)
The use of concrete, the world’s most applied construction material, has significant environmental impact in its sourcing and end-of-life stages. Closing the concrete loop prevents devalorization of concrete (aggregates) and has environmental benefits. In the European Union, the recently published Green Deal provides additional stimulus to the...
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Borisová, Stanislava (author)
This thesis examines the production of an alternative liquid hydrocarbon fuel, namely CO2-methanol, produced utilising DAC, CO2 electrolysis, H2O electrolysis and thermo-catalytic synthesis. The reason for such research lies in a persistent growth in global energy demand, a significant share of which comes from liquid fuels, in the present...
master thesis 2019
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de Vos, Coen (author)
Both human health and the environment are directly influenced by dietary patterns. The EAT-Lancet commission on Food, Planet, Health has proposed an optimal diet if humanity wants to sustainably feed itself in 2050. Their analysis assumes global trade remains as business as usual. However, locally sourcing food has often been claimed to be less...
master thesis 2019
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Kreulen, Kurt (author)
The need for an energy transition has arisen in response to a growing discrepancy between (A) what people find important or valuable in life, and (B) the performance of – or value delivered by – the physical energy system. Since the physical energy system has not changed much in recent decades, it is clear that changes in people’s values are...
master thesis 2019
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van Baren, Sven (author)
Assessing the human impacts on biodiversity is important for conserving biodiversity. Life cycle assessment (LCA) is a tool to assess the impact product service systems have on the environment. To critically asses the human impact of land use on biodiversity in LCA, characterisation factors (CF) are needed to translate area and type of land use...
master thesis 2019
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