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Master / Diploma Thesis - Institut für Abfallwirtschaft (ABF-BOKU), BOKU-Universität für Bodenkultur, pp 94. UB BOKU obvsg

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In the waste framework directive 2008/98/EC the European Union established a new priority in managing waste. After the prevention of waste, the preparation for reuse is now the second most important target in this waste hierarchy. In order to implement this new European waste hierarchy a couple of reuse networks have been established in some member states. In these networks used goods from the municipal waste collection were reused after going through a treatment process. In order to test the feasibility of a reuse-network in Vorarlberg, two pilot projects were launched in August 2013 by the Umweltverband Vorarlberg in cooperation with the ABF Boku Wien, the Österreichisches Ökologieinstitut and dem Technischen Büro Hauer. The aim of this thesis is to predict a potential for reuse of waste from the municipal waste collection in Vorarlberg. The basis for this prediction will be the evaluation of the pilot projects as well as the results from a survey of the status quo for reuse in Vorarlberg and reuse rates from best practice examples. The results show that the Vorarlberg second-hand market outside the municipal waste management is already well established. Around 4.9 kg / cap of used goods were sold each year through the different reuse markets (social and corporate thrift shops, internet platforms and flea markets). However, the results from the pilot project for the collection and treatment of Waste Electrical and Electronic Equipment show that in the communal recycling yards is still a potential for reuse existent. After an extensive analysis of the results a potential for reuse for the waste streams Waste Electrical and Electronic Equipment and Bulky Waste from the municipal waste collection of Vorarlberg of 0.9 kg / cap / year is predicted.

Beurteilende(r): Salhofer Stefan Petrus
1.Mitwirkender: Obersteiner Gudrun

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