Smart Waste Monitoring Using Wireless Sensor Networks

  • T. V. Chandan
  • R. Chaitra Kumari
  • Renu Tekam
  • B. V. ShrutiEmail author
Conference paper
Part of the Advances in Intelligent Systems and Computing book series (AISC, volume 906)


In today’s technology, waste disposal and management is becoming a very big issue for the people, as it is the main cause for the unhygienic environment. This leads to various diseases and human illness. To avoid this situation, we are going to implement a system with the help of Python and IoT. The concept is based on smart waste monitoring system. This will help us to maintain a clean environment in our city. We can manage the waste disposal in various areas of the city. IoT is a concept in which we can operate various devices without any user intervention. We can able to manage all the devices with the help of IoT. Sitting at one place we can able to monitor our system and keep an eye over the city. We are making use of Raspberry pi to operate Raspbian OS to enable device connectivity. Different IR sensors are used to detect the level of the dustbin camera which is also fixed in the area to capture the image of the dust in the area. The information is send to the authorized person and we can take the immediate action related to that.


Python IoT Raspberry pi IR sensors Camera 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • T. V. Chandan
    • 1
  • R. Chaitra Kumari
    • 1
  • Renu Tekam
    • 1
  • B. V. Shruti
    • 1
    Email author
  1. 1.Department of Computer Science and EngineeringNMITBangaloreIndia

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