WIT Press


Integrated Modelling For Waste Management Planning

Price

Free (open access)

Paper DOI

10.2495/ENV000361

Volume

41

Pages

9

Published

2000

Size

762 kb

Author(s)

C.Cosmi, V. Cuomo, M. Macchiato, I. Mancini L. Mangiamele, S. Masi & M. Salvia

Abstract

Waste management is currently one of the major focuses for public environmental awareness. Until now landfilling has been the most diffused technology, but recent European and national directives force local authorities to utilise more efficient technologies, in order to promote materials and energy recovery and to reduce environmental impacts of the waste management system. In this framework a global approach based on integrated modelling can be used to support waste management planning, emphasising the linkages between

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