publication . Other literature type . Article . 2017

The Diffusion Effect of MSW Recycling

Yi-Tui Chen; Fu-Chiang Yang; Shih-Heng Yu;
  • Published: 25 Dec 2017
  • Publisher: MDPI AG
Abstract
The purpose of this paper is to compare the recycling performance for some waste fractions selected including food waste, bulk waste, paper, metal products, plastics/rubber and glass products and then to develop some directions for the future improvements. The priority of each waste fraction for recycling is also analyzed by using an importance-performance analysis. Traditionally, the recycling rate that is calculated by the ratio of waste recycled to waste collected is used as an indicator to measure recycling performance. Due to a large variation among waste fractions in municipal solid waste (MSW), the recycling rate cannot reflect the actual recycling perfor...
Subjects
free text keywords: diffusion effect, municipal solid waste, recycling performance, recovery, Environmental effects of industries and plants, TD194-195, Renewable energy sources, TJ807-830, Environmental sciences, GE1-350, Renewable Energy, Sustainability and the Environment, Geography, Planning and Development, Management, Monitoring, Policy and Law, Waste paper, Economics, Waste management, Environmental resource management, business.industry, business, Food waste
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publication . Other literature type . Article . 2017

The Diffusion Effect of MSW Recycling

Yi-Tui Chen; Fu-Chiang Yang; Shih-Heng Yu;