GLOBAL NEST JOURNAL, vol.9, no.1, pp.6-11, 2007 (Journal Indexed in SCI)
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GIS, Trabzon City, route optimization, solid waste, collection/hauling
Yıldız Technical University Affiliated:
In a municipal solid waste management system, decreasing collection/hauling costs, which consist of 85% of total disposal expenditure, can be carried out by a route optimization. Thus, a huge amount of economical benefits is getting furnished. If route optimization is performed in solid waste collection/hauling process, due to reductions in "empty miles" negativity, total expenditures will be decreased.