Solid waste management (SWM) is an increasingly complex task, absorbing a huge amount of resourcesand having a major environmental impact. Computerized systems based on operations researchtechniques can help decision makers to achieve remarkable cost savings as well as to improve wasterecovery. Nevertheless, the literature is quite scattered and disorganized. The objective of this paper is topresent an updated survey of the most relevant operations research literature on SWM, mainly focusing on strategic and tactical issues. In addition to providing an extensive bibliographic coverage, we describethe relationships between the various problems, and outline future research.
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|Titolo:||Operations research in solid waste management: A survey of strategic and tactical issues|
|Data di pubblicazione:||2014|
|Appare nelle tipologie:||1.1 Articolo in rivista|