Route optimization for solid waste collection: Trabzon (turkey) case study


Apaydın Ö. , Gönüllü M. T.

GLOBAL NEST JOURNAL, cilt.9, ss.6-11, 2007 (SCI İndekslerine Giren Dergi) identifier

  • Cilt numarası: 9 Konu: 1
  • Basım Tarihi: 2007
  • Dergi Adı: GLOBAL NEST JOURNAL
  • Sayfa Sayıları: ss.6-11

Özet

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.