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van Lier, Stefan (author)
This research focuses on identifying and evaluating ways to improve the sustainability of solid waste management (SWM) in semi-public spaces using the Efteling theme park as a case study. To the best of the author’s knowledge, this study is the first to apply an integrated waste management approach to optimize SWM in this context. The approach...
master thesis 2020
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Zhang, Yunsong (author)
Tons of residual waste is being produced during big events nowadays, which can be expensive to manage and negatively influence the environment. Insufficient waste separation is identified as the leading cause, which is feasible to tackle in the near future. To reduce the negative environmental and financial impact of the event's waste, this...
master thesis 2020
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Xydianou, Theonymfi (author)
The aim of this thesis is to investigate how the collection of industrial waste can be managed with different types of sub-contraction. Literature review was conducted in order to obtain knowledge about how this type of problems can be modelled along with the types of sub-contraction and how the logistical performance could be assessed....
master thesis 2020
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van Toor, H.J. (author)
This research strives to contribute to the solution of the Amsterdam waste problem by improving the location determination of the various container types within the Centrum area. One of the modalities is an autonomous surface vehicle (ASV), and in this case, a Roboat. Since it is not possible to assign all demand to one modality, also trucks and...
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...
master thesis 2020
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Liu, Xuan (author)
Waste has always been with humans, and its amount will increase drastically, along with rapid urbanization and globalization. Improperly treated waste causes problems such as water pollution and disease, impedes living quality. Developing countries suffer more because of their hysteretic economic and social development. Landfill, as the...
master thesis 2020
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Stevers, A.V. (author), Roy, E.I. (author), Doan, T.Q. (author), Ramlakhan, R.J.K. (author), Wu, J. (author), Nur An Nisa Milyana, N.A. (author)
Open dumping, open burning and burying of municipal solid waste (MSW) can be the cause environmental and public health issues. These practices are more prevalent in developing countries such as Mexico,where proper waste management systems are not present. Considering the environmental and health issues, it is therefore important to minimise the...
student report 2020
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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,...
master thesis 2020
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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...
master thesis 2020
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Remmelts, Louise (author)
Many people do not see waste as a necessity, not being able to see that it has become an unavoidable part of our daily lives. Everything we do involves waste and even in seconds the things we use are considered as waste. The design of a waste facility in a high-density work-live area can create more awareness about waste management and material...
master thesis 2020
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Moktadir, Md Abdul (author), Ahmadi, Hadi Badri (author), Sultana, Razia (author), Zohra, Fatema Tuj (author), Liou, James J.H. (author), Rezaei, J. (author)
The concept of circular economy (CE), a recent popular global business trend, considerably minimizes waste and environmental pollution. However, studies exploring CE practices in the context of leather industry have been scant. To deal with this issue, this paper proposes a decision support framework for evaluating the challenges to CE...
journal article 2020
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van der Made, Sebastiaan (author)
This graduation thesis report is about the design of a better method of waste collection for new high-rise buildings in Rotterdam. The first part covers the research into the current situation of waste collection, including the specifics of how waste is collected in the city, the policy of the municipality and the factors that drive the...
master thesis 2019
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Cornet, Mauric (author)
In the first part of this Architectural master thesis the Circular Economy is studied and results are Applied to the Amstel III district in Amsterdam, The Netherlands. In this study the Circular Strategies of Europe, the Netherlands and Amsterdam are distilled into 5 main drivers. The main driver this thesis focusses on is “Design for...
master thesis 2019
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van Maaren, Vera (author)
This graduation project addresses the problem of waste management in Nairobi, Kenya. The current inadequate waste management throughout Nairobi remains a spatial challenge as it contributes to health concerns, threatens local ecologies, and degrades public space. Analyzing waste flows, the social construct and in particular communitybased...
master thesis 2019
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van der Burgh, Rob (author)
As mankind’s awareness of environmental problems increases, and products and services in all industries are looking for ways to become more sustainable, so too does the funeral industry need to innovate to reduce their environmental impacts. However, due to cultural norms and ethical principles tied to death care, such innovation is not easy to...
master thesis 2019
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Remøy, Hilde (author), Wandl, A. (author), Ceric, Denis (author), van Timmeren, A. (author)
A shift towards a more Circular Economy is crucial to achieve a more sustainable and inclusive built environment that meets future demands. Circular Economy is a promising concept for industry and society. If implemented well, Circular Economy can deliver environmental benefits and economic advantages for which innovation is essential. To...
contribution to periodical 2019
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Amenta, L. (author), Attademo, Anna (author), Remøy, Hilde (author), Berruti, Gilda (author), Cerreta, Maria (author), Formato, Enrico (author), Palestino, Maria Federica (author), Russo, Michelangelo (author)
Resource consumption and related waste production are still rapidly increasing all over the world, leading to social and environmental challenges and to the production of the so-called ‘wastescapes’. Peri-urban areas—in-between urban and rural territories—are particularly vulnerable and prone to develop into wastescapes because they are...
journal article 2019
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Arciniegas Lopez, G.A. (author), Ŝileryté, R. (author), Dabrowski, M.M. (author), Wandl, A. (author), Dukai, B. (author), Bohnet, P.M.M. (author), Gutsche, Jens-Martin (author)
Improving waste and resource management entails working on interrelations between different material flows, territories and groups of actors. This calls for new decision support tools for translating the complex information on flows into accessible knowledge usable by stakeholders in the spatial planning process. This article describes an open...
journal article 2019
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Meng, Yitang (author)
In 2050, the human population will exceed nine billion. There are limits to the capacity of the earth, while the human population keeps on growing. Our appetite for raw materials is increasing rapidly, while available resources keep on falling. As an international metropolitan city, Amsterdam will also experience a population explosion and urban...
master thesis 2018
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Taelman, Sue Ellen (author), Tonini, Davide (author), Wandl, A. (author), Dewulf, Jo (author)
Waste management represents a challenge for public authorities due to many reasons such as increased waste generation following urban population growth, economic burdens imposed on the municipal budget, and nuisances inevitably caused to the environment and local inhabitants. To optimize the system from a sustainability perspective, moving the...
journal article 2018
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