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KIM, Jiheon (author)
Repair and maintenance of products require few resources in a circular economy, minimising the environmental impact of manufacturing and use of products. Although lightweight lattice structures have been widely investigated in various fields owing to their advantages in terms of their mechanical characteristics and the development of additive...
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Zwagers, Willem (author)
Many resources are becoming depleted, and waste is a global issue. For accomplishing sustainable growth, the European Commission set the objective for achieving a circular economy in 2050. Rijkswaterstaat pushed this ambition even further, wanting to be circular in 2030. In the province Noord-Holland, the municipalities Bergen, Uitgeest,...
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van der Velde, S. (author)
Many countries have committed themselves to the target for a circular economy (CE) in 2050. In this transition, the construction sector is important. One of the tools governments can use to stimulate circular building, is by incorporating circular tender criteria in land tendering. This thesis aims to improve circular land tendering requests by...
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van Schaik, B.M.A. (author)
Maintenance plays a vital part in the Circular Economy (CE). Repairing, upgrading and restoring façades extends their lifecycle and reduces waste. The European Union and Dutch government have set goals to reach a circular future: in 2050 the built environment must be 100% circular. However, this demands a tremendous change in the current...
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Lesmes Mendoza, Christian (author)
The Circular Economy (CE) in the built environment has gained ever more attention as discussions around the threats of global warming, resource scarcity, environmental impacts, and energy emissions intensify. The building industry accounts for approximately 40% of carbon emissions and reusing vacant buildings – thus slowing resource loops – is...
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van Bakel, Sven (author)
Problem statement – As a result of the increasing world population, use of raw materials and energy, scarcity of the raw materials and the pressure on the environment, a transition to the concept of a circular economy has become more urgent. Since the Dutch government has the ambition to be fully circular in 2050, the concept of a circular...
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Gamerschlag, Hans (author)
The overall aim of this research is to review existing facades produced by a leading façade manufacturer and develop new systems corresponding with the company’s main product features and improved for Circular Economic performance by applying the principles of Design for Disassembly. The study is based on a literature research about the Circular...
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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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Cendón Cunqueiro, M. Qiao-Ling (author)
Current issues such as climate change or scarcity of resources, among others, make general business market and in this case, Lidl supermarket Netherlands continue searching and improving its commercial operations and services around circular economy principles (CE). However, CE carries several social limitations that this thesis is planned to...
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Ratering, Karen (author)
The world is becoming more and more technology-driven. The consumption of electronic products leads to an increase in electronic waste (e-waste). More than half of all the e-waste that is generated in the Netherlands originates from domestic appliances (WEEE register, 2019) and only 9% of all the e-waste will be recycled (Renewi, personal...
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Ko, Cynthia (author)
Due to emerging climate concerns, a growing pressure is put on the fashion industry to adopt circular business models which encourage sustainable usage of clothing. The clothing supply chain is currently both complicated and polluting. Paired with rising quantities of clothing sales, technological solutions will only temporarily tackle the...
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Budhihal Ashokkumar, Akshay (author)
The building industry is stained as unsustainable due to the linear economy model of “take, make and dispose”. There is a need to switch to Circular Economy (CE). One of the ways in which the public clients can stimulate this transition is by implementing the Design for Disassembly (DfD) principle in the public procurement process. However, this...
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van de Minkelis, Hermen (author)
By increasing the life-span of building products, the Reuse strategy has potential to reduce CO2 emission in the construction industry but it is observed that not many building products are reused because it is not economical. The government aims to overcome this issue by encouraging the development of reuse markets but it is not yet clear for...
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Sial, Sumit (author)
Waste-to-Energy (WtE) serves as an important source to meet the growing energy demands of the world in a sustainable manner. It can help in the reduction of Greenhouse Gases (GHG) emissions, lower the risk of environmental pollution and contribute towards the establishment of a circular economy. By generating steam or electrical energy, WtE...
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Eggink, Jan (author), Ponssen, Jasmijn (author), Meneses Di Gioia Ferreira, Lucas (author), Monique Vashti, Monique (author), Kong, Tao (author)
To help combat climate change, promote sustainable development and match the goals set in the Paris Agreement, the Province of Zuid-Holland wants to transition to a circular economy. To make this transition successful, the Province ought to adopt an integrative approach, addressing other elements such as socio-spatial inequality, pressure for...
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Alberda van Ekenstein, Anna (author)
The changing climate and the need for a new purpose for End-of-Life concrete increased the importance and interest of concrete recycling. To decrease the environmental footprint of concrete, in which cement has the highest contribution, it would be of great importance to be able to recycle cement, which would positively affect the environment....
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Zdebel, Elzbieta (author), Kliučininkas, Paulius (author), Hollander, Kevin (author), Cai, Ning (author)
In the Netherlands, the organic sector is one of the key pillars of the economy. Currently, the country holds the role of the second biggest exporter of food globally, having 94.5 billion in value of goods exported in 2019. In South-Holland itself the organic sector contributes to the regions’ budget by 16%. Most of the production is happening...
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Jeronimus, Roos (author), van den Broek, Jort (author), Gathanga, Jackson Kariuki (author), GAO, Chen (author)
In the province of South Holland steps have been taken to create a circular construction industry to mitigate current linear processes. These linear processes include wasteful resource-intensive models that lead to loss of value and depletion of raw materials. However, to achieve a complete circular construction industry, the true social and...
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Heijnen, Jurriënne (author), Westerbeek, Karlou (author), Saunders, Kelvin (author), Pattarasumunt, Sorawit (author)
Economy and technological innovation have always shaped the Dutch landscape and society. The evolution of the Internet has led to a new economy based on digital information and communication. New production, consumption and business models are mushrooming, especially in the Province of South-Holland. This fast development is facilitated by the...
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Dekker, Jelle (author), Vermeulen, Stefan (author), de Roode, Menno (author), Li, Yangzi (author)
The province of South Holland is a key player in the global food economy. However, its agrifood sector is currently generating unwanted outputs. CO<sub>2 </sub>emissions are the largest and most problematic output flow of this sector, causing negative externalities such as climate change and sea-level rise. Actors producing the CO<sub>2</sub>...
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