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Meijer, Ernst (author)
With high global ambitions for sustainability and circularity and increasing energy prices, the recycling industry keeps innovating to keep up with political goals and customer demand. Reducing the energy consumption in the recycling process reduces environmental impact and reduces financial costs for the customer. A energy intensive process...
master thesis 2024
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Jaspers, Geert (author)
2022 SODAQ, manufacturer of the general purpose asset tracker: TRACK, committed itself to take environmental and social responsibility and got rebranded as a ‘World-friendly IoT’ company. A Life Cycle Assessment (LCA) for the current TRACK product, performed by an external company, proved that decreasing the impact of the enclosure might provide...
master thesis 2023
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Dommisse, Joost (author)
At this moment, the problem of plastic pollution does not need an introduction. Although recycling rates are slowly rising, plastic pollution remains one of the biggest threads to the global ecosystem. Especially in low-to-middle-income countries, industrial recycling systems are sparse due to their required investment.<br/><br/>Precious Plastic...
master thesis 2022
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sirianni, francesco (author)
As we all know, plastic pollution is a global problem that is constantly growing, with adverse effects on societies, humans, and wildlife. <br/>Many initiatives are focusing on reducing and lowering the effects of plastic pollution. Nevertheless, this phenomenon is growing on a daily basis. <br/>Most of the harmful effects of plastic pollution...
master thesis 2022
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Luijten, Mirra (author)
A large part of the Dutch plastic waste is currently incinerated, with a high amount of greenhouse gas emissions as a consequence. If recycling is done efficiently, it could provide environmental benefit over energy recovery through incineration, especially in a low carbon economy where renewable energy generation becomes the new status quo....
master thesis 2021
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de Vos, Jerry (author)
Plastic pollution is a well-known problem worldwide, and is still growing. It negatively affects humans and wildlife through animal death, groundwater pollution and incorporation of micro plastics in our digestive system. There are many initiatives focusing on reducing the negative effects of plastic pollution, but the amount of plastic consumed...
master thesis 2021
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van Sambeek, Boudewijn (author)
The European Union (EU) landfilled and incinerated 600 million tons of waste in 2013, which could have been recycled and returned as raw material to the economy. Resource efficiency can regain this value and bring economic, environmental and social benefits. The EU has therefore adapted the Circular Economy Package with targets to stimulate the...
master thesis 2019
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van Dijken, Tim (author)
Packaging plastics account for the majority of the household waste plastics. These plastics can be divided into a number of types of plastics, namely PET, HDPE, LDPE, PP, PS, EPS and others. However, many plastic packages consist of different types of plastics and are often contaminated, therefore these plastics end up in the mixed plastics....
master thesis 2019
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Pangalou, Electra (author)
The transformation of Knil Magazijnen into a creative and learning cluster of plastic waste constitutes my attempt to explore the boundaries of heritage adaptive re-use in Bandung, Indonesia and how through the design of an inclusive and healthy environment, social and environmental challenges can be addressed in a more integrated way. In a...
master thesis 2019
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Bachrach, Mark (author)
This project deals with two problems, which in combination ask for a single solution. The first problem being plastic waste accumulation in low resource areas and the second being that production and construction materials in these low-resource areas are often very expensive. When these two problems are combined, an opportunity arises to...
master thesis 2018
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Van Bruggen, E.P.A. (author)
Background: The growth of the global population in combination with technological development results in the need to improve the living conditions. This led to a significant and unsustainable increase in production of products. The unstable increase is especially the case for plastics, which have an annual worldwide production of over 288...
master thesis 2015
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Sanaee, S.A. (author)
This thesis is dedicated to an investigation of the potential and technological possibilities of an inline ultrasound system as a quality control system for wet recycling of solid waste. The main targeted recycling technology is magnetic density separation (MDS), a novel technique that was investigated and technologically matured in a project...
doctoral thesis 2013
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