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Application of Mobile Technology in Waste Collection
Oluleke Bamodu
Pages - 1 - 8     |    Revised - 15-01-2013     |    Published - 28-02-2013
Volume - 4   Issue - 1    |    Publication Date - June 2013  Table of Contents
Mobile Technology, Waste Collection, Waste Management, RFID, Tracking.
One of the stages in waste management is waste collection, and as global waste generation continue to increase year after year, the need for better and more efficient waste disposal, collection and management methods become more evident and urgent. Automated forms of waste collection are very expensive and far from being affordable in many low income communities, especially in the so called developing countries. To solve this dilemma, mobile technologies are considered for use in waste collection as a prospective means of improving waste management. This paper is an attempt to proffer a generic but yet concrete and efficient solution to the problems associated with waste collection via the application of mobile technologies, firstly, by tackling the problems individually in form of subsystems and then, through integration of the subsystems together.
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Mr. Oluleke Bamodu
Faculty of Computing, Engineering and Sciences Staffordshire University Stoke-on-Trent, ST4 2DE - United Kingdom