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This paper presents and critically analyses the current waste electrical and electronic equipment (WEEE) management practices in various countries and regions. Global trends in (i) the quantities and composition of WEEE; and (ii) the various strategies and practices adopted by selected countries to handle, regulate and prevent WEEE are comprehensively(More)
This paper presents the results of a study funded by the Department for Transport investigating various strategies for optimising domestic waste collections, including joint working arrangements and alternate weekly collection. This was achieved with the aid of routing and scheduling software (Logix by DPS International). Using domestic collection round(More)
Although commercial and household wastes are compositionally similar, common UK practice is for separate collections. This paper uses vehicle routeing and scheduling software to predict the benefits of allowing household and commercial waste to be collected together by a common vehicle fleet. This was compared in a case study where collections were made(More)
In recent years, traditional urban distribution systems have undergone major structural changes as a result of the increasing power of customers demanding greater variety of quality products at a low cost. This has increased the competition between businesses and at the same time more complicated and longer supply chains have emerged as a result of the(More)
(2005) The use of simulation in the design of a road transport incident detection algorithm. Abstract Automatic incident detection is becoming one of the core tools of urban traffic management, enabling more rapid identification and response to traffic incidents and congestion. The existing traffic detection infrastructure within many urban areas (often(More)
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