WIT Press

Use Of Multicriterial Decision Analysis To Optimize Integrated Municipal Solid Waste Management, Taking Into Account Air Pollution Issues: The Case Study Athens

Price

Free (open access)

Paper DOI

10.2495/AIR950072

Volume

10

Pages

8

Published

1995

Size

894 kb

Author(s)

A. Karagiannidis & N. Moussiopoulos

Abstract

The case study Athens shows the role that air pollution issues may play in the design and evaluation of complex systems such as integrated solid waste management at a regional level. The discipline that multicriterial analysis imposes is demonstrated, as three out of the family of 24 proposed evaluation criteria for the case study area are air-pollution-specific. Emphasis is put on the criteria regarding air pollution and the different ways that these may be approached and quantified. By the aid of these criteria, five selectively composed alternatives for the integrated management of household waste are compared and ranked. Preliminary results,

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