Danijel Marković, Saša Marković, Dragan Marinković, Dragan Pamučar

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This paper examines waste management problems in urban areas and analyzes systems employed in waste management. The first part of the paper focuses on waste collection and transport activities in urban systems, as well as on understanding the causes behind the ineffectiveness of traditional waste collection systems. A smart waste collection container prototype is presented with the aim of achieving more efficient waste collection, coupled with the application of modern information and communication technologies in waste collection and transport systems. The waste collection problem is defined as a dynamic CVRP. To solve this problem, a methodology is proposed based on heuristics for defining optimal dynamic routes so as to minimize total costs, that is, transport costs.


Dynamic vehicle routing problem, Smart waste collection, Information technologies, Communication technologies

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