Smart Bin with Automated Metal Segregation and Optimal Distribution of the Bins

  • K. C. SaranyaEmail author
  • Vijayaraj Sujan
  • Balasubramanian Abivishaq
  • K. Nithish Kanna
Conference paper
Part of the Lecture Notes on Multidisciplinary Industrial Engineering book series (LNMUINEN)


Waste management has become a serious issue, especially in developing countries with very high population. Lack of bins or proper disposal facilities remains a problem to date. Various governments are also trying hard to push for a cleaner nation by helping curb pollution and improving public sanitation. The smart bin is an important and significant application to deliver cleanliness. A smart bin with automated metal and non-metal segregator is modeled. Using NodeMCU, the level of the bin is monitored in real time and sent to the cloud for further analysis. A novel mathematical model to calculate the most optimal way of distributing the bins in one dimension has also been discussed. Tourist areas, parks, educational institutions, etc., can use the bins in a network to improve sanitation.


Smart waste management IoT ThingSpeak IFTTT Smart bin 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • K. C. Saranya
    • 1
    Email author
  • Vijayaraj Sujan
    • 1
  • Balasubramanian Abivishaq
    • 1
  • K. Nithish Kanna
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of Communication EngineeringSENSE, Vellore Institute of TechnologyVelloreIndia

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