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Technology Status of Waste Collection Systems

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

The increasing rate of waste production per capita, the technological advances in packaging products, and the new waste policy and the legal provisions adopted in developed countries created a constant change in the set of parameters that determine the design of solutions for integrated waste management, where waste collection plays a fundamental role. A vast spectrum of technologies for source-separated waste collection and devices was developed, making the evaluation and selection of the one to be applied a difficult task. The purpose of this chapter is to reduce the complexity of identifying, selecting, and benchmarking waste collection systems, presenting a taxonomic classification for the different technical solutions, related to the relevant parts of collection activities and critical equipment characteristics.

Keywords

Containers Vehicles Classification Underground Surface Lift Crane Compaction Manual Assisted 

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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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