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de Jong, Jeanine (author)
This thesis investigates the adoption of circular design principles by engineers for the design of wastewater treatment plants for Water authorities, by exploring hindering and stimulating factors involved and applying the Behaviour Change Wheel (BCW) to develop strategic interventions for engineers at the case study consultancy firm Royal...
master thesis 2024
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Andres, Lauren (author), Bryson, John R. (author), Ersoy, A. (author), Reardon, Louise (author)
The nature of shocks and crisis is highly diverse; crises and shocks tend to conglomerate rather than occur as single events. People and places are affected differently and have distinct abilities and resources to respond, cope and recover. Key here are path-dependent socio-economic living conditions along with pre-existent intersectional...
book chapter 2024
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Ştefan, Andrei (author)
Physical activity is one of the main factors that contribute to reducing the chance of chronic diseases such as cardiovascular disease, obesity, and depression, all while improving an individual’s health in general. While this is the case, the fact still remains that many adults across the world do not reach the minimum recommendations for...
master thesis 2023
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Keijer, Anniek (author)
This report delves into the intricacies of sustainable consumer behavior, in the context of Schiphol airport. Schiphol airport is a large airport with large numbers of passengers. These passengers also create waste, which is discarded of. Schiphol has the aim to be zero-waste by 2030.<br/>PET bottles and cans could be seen as a big contributor...
master thesis 2023
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van Kesteren, Maaike (author)
The energy transition involves a complex societal transformation encompassing changes in production, distribution, consumption, and behaviour. It necessitates collaboration among private and public stakeholders as well as the adoption of technical and non-technical innovations to combat climate change. While new technologies are being developed,...
master thesis 2023
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den Ouden, Nika (author)
This graduation project focuses on the problem of solid waste, specifically passenger waste at Schiphol Airport. The project aimed to enhance passenger separation behaviour to reduce the amount of residual waste that would be incinerated. <br/><br/>The project began by exploring the FF3 bin's context, including its attributes, pilot tests, waste...
master thesis 2023
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Strobel, Tobias (author)
Dehydration is a common medical condition in the elderly. This deficit in body water increases the risk of illnesses and mortality. The human body has no way of storing water which makes consistent water intake crucial. Water plays a multifaceted role, from being the medium for all bodily chemical reactions to regulating temperature and ensuring...
master thesis 2023
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Alvarez Villagomez, Guadalupe (author)
Mexico is one of the countries with the highest number of overweight children<br/>and adolescents in the world and, unfortunately, schools are an important cause<br/>of this problem. Despite the efforts of the Mexican Government in creating new<br/>regulations to reduce the availability of high-calorie food products within and<br/>near schools,...
master thesis 2023
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Gerats, Steven (author)
With more than half of all food waste taking place at home, a transition in our consumer behaviour is needed if we want a future with less waste. While supermarkets and food producers have strong incentives and have the tools to reduce waste on their side, consumers seem to be less concerned about wasting food. However, they are also caught in a...
master thesis 2023
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van den Wildenberg, Eline (author)
This master thesis shows the research and design to tackle overconsumption of products within the context of recreational shopping practices in city centres. Thereby show the Ministry of Infrastructure and Water Management how they could tackle the ‘Refuse’ strategy of their Circular R-ladder, which is currently unexplored.<br/><br/>Why...<br/>....
master thesis 2023
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Nevostrueva, Anna (author)
People are the main asset of a consultancy firm, and a Project Manager is a key figure in the delivery of projects. Change Management theories suggest that the success of change efforts relies on three components: Leadership, Project Management and Change Management. Therefore, successful sustainability implementation depends significantly on...
master thesis 2023
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Kácha, Ondřej (author), de Vries, G. (author)
Public and private organisations have several instruments at hand to reduce consumer demand for energy. These instruments can take the form of information campaigns, various subsidy programs, or regulations to encourage consumers to adopt greener technology, develop energy-efficient habits or travel more sustainably. However, the well-intended...
abstract 2023
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Mundaca, Luis (author), Rotmann, Sea (author), Ashby, Kira (author), Karlin, Beth (author), Butler, Danielle (author), Sequeira, Miguel Macias (author), Gouveia, João Pedro (author), Palma, Pedro (author), Realini, Anna (author), Maggiore, Simone (author), Feenstra, M.H. (author)
Hard-to-reach (HTR) energy users encompass individuals who are physically difficult to reach, underserved, or challenging to engage and motivate in demand-side energy programmes. Given a mix of societal challenges (e.g. inequity, energy poverty, decarbonisation, the COVID-19 pandemic), HTR energy users are receiving increasing attention. However...
journal article 2023
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de Koning, J.I.J.C. (author), van Dam, S.S. (author), Boele, Charlotte (author), Buskens, Vincent (author), Chan, Josephine (author), Onencan, Abby (author), Ou, Jiamin (author), Van de Rijt, Arnout (author), Shah, Jesal (author), Schneider, Philip (author), Visser, Rose (author)
Having directly observed one of the most rapidly spreading global pandemics, we understand more than ever the power of contagion. In today’s interconnected world, trends originating in one corner, whether it’s a disease, clothing fashion, or an online social media challenge, can swiftly gain momentum on the opposite side of the globe, often...
book 2023
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Visser, Rose (author)
95 % of all the buildings in the Netherlands rely on natural gas for heat. But in just 30 years, all of these 7 million homes must have said goodbye to gas forever. A complex project, since the alternative to gas, is not a one size fits all solution. There are several options and their feasibility is highly dependent on the neighborhood context....
master thesis 2022
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de Haas, M.C. (author)
Mobility is an important part of daily life. With modern mobility systems, people have access to a range of transport modes allowing them to basically reach any destination they want. Although people often have multiple options to choose from, personal mobility is dominated by motorized road transport in many countries and cities, also in the...
doctoral thesis 2022
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den Hertog, Koen (author)
Parkinson’s Disease is a neurodegenerative disease that has a decline in motor behaviour as one of its main symptoms. This decline is currently monitored using subjective measures, such as questionnaires and clinical observations. More detailed and objective tracking of this decline can improve treatment of the disease and allow for earlier...
master thesis 2022
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Bodelier, Mathijs (author)
In a matter of decades, information technologies have become omni-present in the lives of more than a billion people. Whilst holding many promises for more efficient and therefore seemingly more sustainable practices, this fast-growing industry is expanding its footprint rapidly. Exponential advancements in hardware and software are kept in...
master thesis 2022
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Seminck, Jacoba (author)
Current consumption and production patterns require drastic changes if we want to transition into a circular economy. Accordingly, the Dutch government has set up a nationwide programme that aims to achieve a completely circular economy by 2050 with an interim objective of a 50% reduction in raw materials by 2030. This includes creating a...
master thesis 2022
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Fan, Xingyu (author)
With the rapid rise in consumption and production, natural resources are becoming increasingly scarce. As the prevalence of the linear economy leads to neglect in the product end-of-use (EOU) phase, moving towards a circular economy (CE) can maximize the product value by recovering and reusing. <br/>As one of the circular strategies applied by...
master thesis 2022
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