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dc.contributor.advisorMäkelä, Marileena
dc.contributor.authorMeier, Christoph
dc.date.accessioned2020-12-14T10:17:21Z
dc.date.available2020-12-14T10:17:21Z
dc.date.issued2020
dc.identifier.urihttps://jyx.jyu.fi/handle/123456789/73148
dc.description.abstractReplacing abiotic materials with biotic materials becomes more needed in today’s polluted world than ever. At the same time, the concept of a circular economy becomes more prominent to manage these material flows. Bamboo is a great biotic replacement option for many abiotic materials, and the principle ‘Nutrients remain Nutrients’ of the Cradle to Cradle (C2C) approach is seen as one of the founding theories for the circular economy. Because of the lack of publications combining the C2C principle with bamboo, this research aims to investigate to what extent this particular principle can be seen as a viable option for Dutch and German bamboo product manufacturers. To conduct the research, a qualitative approach was applied. In total, 11 semi-structured interviews were conducted with manufacturers from the industries of consumer items, construction and finishing materials, furniture, and textiles. The data provides valuable insights into current practices as well as possible challenges and needs with the principle. The research findings reveal that the viability of the proposed cycles depends on the product composition and product design, the cost-benefit-ratio, the role of customers/consumers as well as the role of the manufacturer, suppliers and partnerships, the industry and market set up, and given infrastructures and technology on hand. Therefore, this research concludes that the principle is viable if the circumstances are right. However, the majority of the manufacturers is not able to adopt the principle in its entirety as it faces certain challenges. Despite finding similarities between industries, the great product range requires further investigation with a more specific focus on one particular industry or product.en
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dc.language.isoen
dc.subject.otherCradle to Cradle
dc.subject.otherGerman manufacturer
dc.subject.otherDutch manufacturer
dc.subject.otherNutrients remain Nutrients
dc.titleNutrients remain Nutrients : a viable Cradle to Cradle principle for bamboo products?
dc.identifier.urnURN:NBN:fi:jyu-202012147097
dc.type.ontasotMaster’s thesisen
dc.type.ontasotPro gradu -tutkielmafi
dc.contributor.tiedekuntaKauppakorkeakoulufi
dc.contributor.tiedekuntaSchool of Business and Economicsen
dc.contributor.laitosTaloustieteetfi
dc.contributor.laitosBusiness and Economicsen
dc.contributor.yliopistoJyväskylän yliopistofi
dc.contributor.yliopistoUniversity of Jyväskyläen
dc.contributor.oppiaineYritysten ympäristöjohtaminenfi
dc.contributor.oppiaineCorporate Environmental Managementen
dc.rights.copyrightJulkaisu on tekijänoikeussäännösten alainen. Teosta voi lukea ja tulostaa henkilökohtaista käyttöä varten. Käyttö kaupallisiin tarkoituksiin on kielletty.fi
dc.rights.copyrightThis publication is copyrighted. You may download, display and print it for Your own personal use. Commercial use is prohibited.en
dc.contributor.oppiainekoodi20425
dc.subject.ysobambu (materiaali)
dc.subject.ysokiertotalous
dc.subject.ysobamboo (material)
dc.subject.ysocircular economy


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