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Cost-Effective Waste Collection System Based on the Internet of Wasted Things (IoWT)

  • Chakkrit Snae NamahootEmail author
  • Michael Brückner
  • Yoseung Kim
  • Sopon Pinijkitcharoenkul
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Part of the Lecture Notes in Electrical Engineering book series (LNEE, volume 637)

Abstract

Many municipalities and local organizations are currently planning to improve their services by applying information and communication technologies (ICT), especially Web-based approaches, to serve citizens, business, and the government agencies as well. Besides the quality of service, cost-effectiveness is a major criterion to be met. In this paper, we present a Web-based solution to urban and suburban waste management (Internet of wasted things), which employs smart bins, a wireless sensor network, and a back-end real-time data collection and communication system for managing waste collection in a cost-effective way. Results are gained by setting up a prototype smart waste management system (SWMS) in a local community in the lower north of Thailand. The system may be employed in similar projects, where cost-effectiveness is a major criterion regarding feasibility.

Keywords

Smart waste management Internet of wasted things (IoWT) Wireless sensor networks Cost-effectiveness 

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Chakkrit Snae Namahoot
    • 1
    Email author
  • Michael Brückner
    • 2
  • Yoseung Kim
    • 3
  • Sopon Pinijkitcharoenkul
    • 4
  1. 1.Department of Computer Science and Information Technology, Faculty of ScienceNaresuan UniversityPhitsanulokThailand
  2. 2.Department of Educational Technology and Communication, Faculty of EducationNaresuan UniversityPhitsanulokThailand
  3. 3.Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, Faculty of EngineeringNaresuan UniversityPhitsanulokThailand
  4. 4.Information Technology CenterPibulsongkram Rajabhat UniversityPhitsanulokThailand

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