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Wong, Bo (author)
This project aims to plant a seed in the minds of children to develop sustainable behaviour now and inspire an attitude of environmental stewardship for the future. Children grow up in a take-make-dispose world driven by consumerism. This world is characterised by the continuous production of new consumer products. This has a significant...
master thesis 2017
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Braendstrup, Cecilia (author)
There is currently increasing interest in making a transition towards a circular economy, to improve resource efficiency and to reduce harmful emissions to the environment. The European Union adopted a Circular Economy package in 2015, while the Dutch government introduced a programme to achieve a circular economy by 2050. The construction...
master thesis 2017
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Cha, Yewon (author)
The appearance of circular economy has been raised as a solution to rapidly diminishing resources and waste issues that constant economic growth entail. The transition from the current linear economy in which we take, make, use, and dispose of resources to a circular economy in which waste becomes raw material is expected to close material loop....
master thesis 2017
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Beerkens, Thijs (author)
Repair was once a common act. With increased product diversity and complexity, a scarcity and obsolescence of spare parts is making repair increasingly difficult and economically unviable. The result is an accelerated turnover of manufactured goods, which are more often replaced than repaired. As products are discarded, embedded materials and...
master thesis 2017
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Gonzalez Sanchez, Diana (author)
This thesis explores how Internet of Things (IoT) can support Circular Economy in its goal of decoupling economic development from finite resources consumption. This is made specifically in the context of products as services, using as the case of study the Pay-per-Use washing-machine service by startup company HOMIE. The machine is connected to...
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Potemans, Astrid (author)
A circular economy has gained attention as a potential solution to the tension between the increasing demand for and the limited supply of materials. The construction industry consumes a great amount of global resources and generates a great amount of waste, and can contribute to the shift towards a circular economy by means of a more circular...
master thesis 2017
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Walton, Fallon (author)
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Verhulst, Renske (author)
The goal of this research is to identify barriers that hinder the development of phosphorus (P)
recycling by the communal water chain. Insights into these barriers can lead to a better
understanding of the situation and can lead to possible solutions to overcome the obstacles. The research shows that P recycling is a complex field with...
master thesis 2017
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Henselmans, G.G.M. (author)
Problem situation - Global population is expected to double its size in 2030 (EMF, 2013), so will global consumption. Resource scarcity and associated environmental impact has shown that the current way of conducting business is not sustainable (Bocken et al., 2014). A promising alternative is proposed; circular economy. This new economic system...
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Vlugter, J.C. (author)
Over the course of the 20th century, plastics have transformed the way we use, design and manufacture the products that define our everyday lives. Yet as our global demand for plastics increases, so does the amount of plastic waste that is created. Currently only a small amount of the material value of this waste stream is retrieved through...
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Georgali, E. (author), Cardoso Pera Eboli, C. (author), Song, J. (author), Liu, X. (author)
In 2016, 54.5% of the world population was living in urban areas, whereas cities occupied only 2% of the total land. (United Nations: Department of Economic and Social Affairs, 2015). Climate change, inequality, peace and security issues are just some of the factors affecting urban areas and at the same time posing new challenges for urban...
student report 2017
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Stoop, M. (author)
The goal of this project is to develop a concept for the next generation of Greentom products that is more sustainable than their current product line by applying Circular Economy. The result will be a child buggy, which is optimised to be produced, assembled, re-used, repaired, refurbished and recycled in Europe by Greentom. In other words: can...
master thesis 2017
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Vaendel, T.M.A. (author)
Within the scope of ‘circular economy in emerging markets’ the aim of this exploratory graduation project is to design a local application for educational purposes with the recycled PET filament that will be developed by Urban Mining in Colombia. A major issue in Colombia is the problem of plastic waste that often ends up in landfill as well as...
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Fromberg, E.H.E. (author)
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Leising, R.M. (author)
The main purpose of this study is to make the circular economy principles applicable for the company Klöckner Metales ODS Nederland (ODS NL). This manifests in an extensive literature study on the CE and an analysis of the company, followed by design suggestions for improvements of their current Jansen VISS steel curtail wall system. The second...
master thesis 2017
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Kane, G.M. (author)
Up to 40% of medical equipment in the developing world is broken, largely due to lack of repair and maintenance. This report investigates the possibility of improving repair by making use fo remote communication technologies. Research is performed at a User Interaction and Systems level and combined to create the design of a remote servicing...
master thesis 2016
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Doornbosch, G.R.R. (author)
The Senza tea 2.0 project focused on creating a sustainable product-service-system for the serving of tea within hospitalities. The project resulted in a new business model for Senza tea Company, involving the use of a new dispenser system and table display, resulting in a 100% waste free service. The service embodies the principles from the...
master thesis 2016
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Urra Llanusa, J.C. (author)
This project has been developed within the context of a startup company that aims to improve the problem of limited stroke recovery of the upper limb in the Netherlands. The company's value proposition consists of addressing this problem by means of artificially assisted therapy. The specific mission of this project has been to reconsider the...
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Gao, Y. (author)
Circular economy is an economic model aiming at decoupling economic growth from the consumption of finite resources. It attracts attention to system changes at all levels, and Taoyuan City Government devotes itself to the circular economy development as well. Nevertheless, the Taoyuan environmental protection park, with the early ambition of...
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van der Laan, A.J. (author)
This master thesis describes and evaluates the development of living units for adaptive reuse. In many cases buildings that lose their function over time are destined to be demolished to make space for new estate, however these buildings are often ideal for adaptive reuse. The project was initiated due to a lack of appropriate solutions...
master thesis 2016
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