Trend Analysis on Sustainable Waste Collection

  • Ana Pires
  • Graça Martinho
  • Susana Rodrigues
  • Maria Isabel Gomes


To make waste collection desirable, waste collection paradigm needs to change in such way that could promote waste hierarchy and circular economy. Reverse logistics, crowd logistics, physical Internet, and Freight on Transit are innovative solutions applied to waste, sub-products, and end-of-life products capable of bringing the change to the waste collection sector and promote sustainable waste collection behind the frontiers of the system itself.


Crowd logistics Freight on transit IoT Physical Internet Reverse logistics Waste collection Waste transportation 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Ana Pires
    • 1
  • Graça Martinho
    • 1
  • Susana Rodrigues
    • 1
  • Maria Isabel Gomes
    • 1
  1. 1.Faculty of Sciences and TechnologyUniversidade NOVA de Lisboa (FCT NOVA)CaparicaPortugal

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