publication . Part of book or chapter of book . Conference object . 2017

Household Packaging Waste Management

Ferreira, João Amaro Oliveira; Figueiredo, Manuel; Oliveira, José A.;
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  • Published: 01 Jan 2017
  • Publisher: Springer International Publishing
  • Country: Brazil
Abstract
Household packaging waste (HPW) has an important environmental impact and economic relevance. Thus there are networks of collection points (named “ecopontos” in Portugal) where HPW may be deposited for collection by waste management companies. In order to optimize HPW logistics, accurate estimates of the waste generation rates are needed to calculate the number of collections required for each ecoponto in a given period of time. The most important factors to estimate HPW generation rates are linked to the characteristics of the population and the social and economic activities around each ecoponto location. We developed multiple linear regression models and arti...
Subjects
free text keywords: Forecasting, Household packaging waste, Recycling seasonality, Recycling, Seasonality, Science & Technology, Waste management, Household chemicals, Computer science, Waste collection, Environmental impact assessment
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Funded by
FCT| UID/CEC/00319/2013
Project
UID/CEC/00319/2013
ALGORITMI Research Centre
  • Funder: Fundação para a Ciência e a Tecnologia, I.P. (FCT)
  • Project Code: 147280
  • Funding stream: 5876

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publication . Part of book or chapter of book . Conference object . 2017

Household Packaging Waste Management

Ferreira, João Amaro Oliveira; Figueiredo, Manuel; Oliveira, José A.;