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Zuo, Enya (author)
Valyuu, a pre-owned digital device trading startup, currently faces the issue of losing customers during the order placement process. My task is to create a doorstep service tailored to their specific needs, aiming to streamline the seller's journey from order placement to getting the payment. Although doorstep service is not innovative in the...
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Paulina, Suenley (author)
Many of the high-performance portable electronics and electric vehicles (EVs) on the market depend on lithium-ion batteries (LIBs) as their primary energy source. If millions of EVs are to be manufactured each year, rigorous resource management for EV battery manufacturing, as well as a material- and energy efficient 3R system (reduce, re-use,...
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Lu, Yundi (author)
As of 2021, China's newly installed photovoltaic (PV) capacity has topped the world for nine consecutive years. Considering that the general life of crystalline silicon PV modules is 25 years, in the near future, China will face a wave of decommissioning of waste PV modules. Therefore, it is crucial to develop and improve China's PV module...
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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...
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Gali, Harshraj (author)
Two words that could epitomize the focal point of today’s society are ”Energy Transition” and ”Sustainability”. The PV systems are at the forefront of this energy transition. In PV systems, first-generation Si-based PV modules are the market leaders with a market share of 92.5% in 2020. However, sustainability concerns have emerged in recent...
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Christodoulakos, Miltiadis (author)
Integrating shipyards with the surrounding context and unveiling the strong relation between this historic industry and Istanbul. As mentioned in the problematization section, the industry shapes leftover spaces which are not currently used. The project will aim to utilize these spaces in the shipyards by creating a series of interventions...
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de Zeeuw, Nikki (author)
This graduation addresses the need to improve living conditions in informal settlements, while also preserving the cultural and social identity of the communities living there. The question of how to improve the living conditions in these settlements while also respecting the cultural and social identity of the residents is a complex one. It...
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Kafedjian, Ivana (author)
Overpollution with plastic waste is becoming a leading concern globally, but even more so at island destinations popular among tourists. Tourists generate 3 times more waste than local residents, overuse local resources, and often lead to a change of the identity of the location (the so-called “disneyfication”). This project combines the topics...
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de Jager, Douwe (author)
The building industry waste and transportation can be reduced by reclaiming building components. Building 22, Applied Physics on the Campus of TU Delft can be transformed into student housing and public functions by using reclaimed building components of the existing building, in order to achieve the environmental ambitions of the TU Delft and...
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Lodewijks, Emilie (author)
The Maldivian Islands are facing multiple challenges, including sea level rise, coastal erosion, and poor waste management. This research explores the development of a future-proof system using recycled plastic waste in order to protect the islands. The developed system includes an engineered artificial reef design, which is acting as wave...
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Pongrátz, Júlia (author)
This design thesis explored the possibilities of recycling medical waste from the Intensive Care Unit of the Erasmus MC Hospital in the transition towards Circular ICUs. Through a combination of qualitative research methods, such as observations, interviews and waste audit, the medical context and the waste composition were explored. By...
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Aoustin, Jacques (author)
This master's thesis provides knowledge on non-destructive testing of cement and supplementary cementitious materials composition in concrete with a handheld X-ray Fluorescence analyser. <br/><br/>Today, concrete production is responsible for 8\% of the world's $CO_{2}$ emissions. Recycling concrete material can directly contribute to the...
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Aleo, Ottavia (author)
Improving sustainability in industrial processes is a key topic for the welfare of the environment. One of the major environmental problems caused by industrial processes is industrial waste production. In the automotive industry, the use of polymers such as PA12 for prototyping produces tons of waste per year which are generally destined to...
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Schuringa, Meike (author)
The pharmaceutical industry is responsible for 52 megatons of CO2 eq. per year (Belkhir &amp; Elmeligy, 2019). The autoinjector, a device that aids in the self-administration of medication, is a product that belongs to this specific sector and emits 164 gr CO2 eq. per device originating from the use of raw materials in its production. In order...
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Nedelchev, Hari (author)
Recycled aggregate concrete is emphasized more and more nowadays due to its importance towards the construction industry and general welfare of our planet. Being such a significant feature with regard to universal sustainable development, every aspect of its properties should be evaluated, examined and optimized so that there is a well-known,...
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Greco, Martino (author)
With the growing cumulation of textile waste, the fashion industry needs to introduce an alternative practice to improve the lifespan of their clothing. This contribution addresses the environmental pressure of overconsumption by upcycling textiles and redistributing them back into the German economy. Out of the Fabric creates a space for local...
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Bussemakers, Raúl (author)
The production of plastic materials has experienced incredible growth over the past decades. Polyethylene constitutes the largest part (25%) of plastic production, finding its application mostly as film in industrial and food packaging and agricultural use. However, since packaging materials are getting increasingly complex, polyethylene waste...
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van Nielen, Sander S. (author), Sprecher, B. (author), Verhagen, Teun J. (author), Kleijn, René (author)
The world is facing a growing neodymium demand, creating the need for developing a recycling system to handle future waste flows. Recycling technologies are emerging, but the recycling system around them can only be established with knowledge about available end-of-life (EoL) products. Therefore, this study quantified neodymium waste in European...
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Zhang, Chunbo (author), Hu, Mingming (author), van der Meide, Marc (author), Di Maio, F. (author), Yang, Xining (author), Gao, Xiaofeng (author), Li, Kai (author), Zhao, Hailong (author), Li, Chen (author)
Meeting the current demand for concrete requires not only mining tons of gravel and sand, but also burning large amounts of fossil fuel resources in cement kilning. Consequently, concrete recycling is crucial to achieving a material-efficient society, especially with the application of various categories of concrete and the goal of phasing...
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Xiao, Yue (author), Ju, Xinjiang (author), Li, Chao (author), Wang, Tianlei (author), Mr. Wu, R.W. (author)
The reuse in high-value materials is one of the important resource utilization approaches of phosphorus tailings. At present, a mature technical system has been formed on the reuse of phosphorus slag in building materials, and silicon fertilizers in the extraction of yellow phosphorus. But there is a lack of research on the high-value reuse...
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