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Factors affecting the cost of refuse collection.

American Public Works Association.

Factors affecting the cost of refuse collection.

by American Public Works Association.

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Published by American public works association in Chicago .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Refuse and refuse disposal.

  • Edition Notes

    SeriesIts Bulletin, no. 10
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsHD4501.R4 A5
    The Physical Object
    Pagination2 p. l., 31 p. incl. illus., tables.
    Number of Pages31
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL6420361M
    LC Control Number41014967
    OCLC/WorldCa3254741

    An Overview of Solid Waste Management and Plastic Recycling in Qatar Article (PDF Available) in Journal of Polymers and the Environment 20(1) March w Reads How we .   In other words, a waste collection vehicle can haul four times the weight of waste in its compacted state than when it is uncompacted. A high initial density of waste precludes the achievement of a high compaction ratio and the compaction ratio achieved is no greater than Significant changes in density occur spontaneously as the waste.

    The analysis draws on WasteDataFlow data for /13 and collection scheme data for the same year collated by WRAP. The outputs add to the evidence base on the key factors that impact recycling including materials collected, the role of food waste and the capacity provided for residual waste. Understanding the relationships among the twelve factors influencing recycling in developing countries, made apparent the collaborative nature required of sustainable MSWM. Factors requiring the greatest collaborative inputs include waste collection and segregation, MSWM plan, and local recycled-material market. Aligning each factor to.

    The purpose is twofold: first, to identify the role of some economic factors when deciding to contract out the service; secondly, to analyse the role of politics in choosing between public production and contracting out. The results show a significant effect of the demand of waste collection .   Waste collection and transport can generate up to 70% of the total costs of the system. Separated collection of recyclables implies additional costs for which the sale of recycled waste often does not compensate, but there is increased pressure to reach the long-term recycling .


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Bartolacci et al. () highlight the positive effects of separate waste collection rates in terms of the reduction of production costs for Italian WM companies, after adjusting the mean values of these costs to remove the impact of size factors. The findings show that even the population density factor has a significant effect on production costs, whereas the interaction between separate waste Cited by: In a perfect world of cost accounting, there would be no waste in manufacturing and retailing.

In the real world, however, some material is flawed, some products are made wrong, and items bought for retail sale get broken. Here’s how to account for the waste in manufacturing, retailing, and craft services. The inspection point in [ ].

“A well-run curbside recycling program can cost anywhere from $50 to more than $ per ton trash collection and disposal programs, on the other hand, cost anywhere from $70 to more than $ per ton.

This demonstrates that, while there’s still room for improvements, recycling can be cost. The frequency of waste collection by external stakeholders greatly influences the waste collection cost.

The waste collection frequency largely depends on a number of factors that are described here. Collection costs are related to the program’s set out requirements (i.e., how material is to be sorted—for example, separate containers for glass, paper, and cans), frequency of collection, and level of community participation.

By adjusting the variables that affect collection costs, communities can lower these costs. Residential is up 5 to 30 percent while commercial/industrial is down, as much as 50 percent in NYC.

Because of the increased residential volume, some communities and haulers are making temporary operational changes. These include suspension of yard waste and recycling collection, and bulky waste pickup. Economic Factors. Economic factors affecting solid waste management system should be differentiated from the above, as these include the financial (more precisely, economical) output of the ISWM plans, for example, the jobs creation, enhancement of public trade and tourism, and political mileage etc.

Factors affecting SWM system (i) Quantities and characteristics of wastes: The quantities of wastes generated generally depend on the income level of a family, as higher income category tends to generate larger quantity of wastes, compared to low-income category.

The quantity ranges from about to about kg per person per day, indicating a strong correlation between waste production and. Following factors affect Municipal Solid Waste Generation Rates.

Source reduction: The waste reduction may occur through the design, manufacture, and packaging of products with minimum toxic content, the minimum volume of material, and longer useful life. The cost of hauling directly to the disposal site is compared to the cost of constructing and operating a transfer station as well as hauling the waste with tractor-trailers.

The waste must be collected in either case so, the cost of collection is not included however, the decision to use a transfer station may effect the number of collection. The costs may look higher, in first instance – if we consider the implementation of the new infrastructure (for collection, transfer, treatment and disposal – most facilities at regional scale).

But if we consider the environmental and social costs, they will prove to be more efficient. These include ineffective data collection systems and lack of compliance and enforcement capacity, lack of education and awareness amongst stakeholders within the waste sector, operational costs for management of waste, support for waste reduction at local government level, availability of suitable land for waste disposal, lack of structured incentives for reduction, and recycling and/or reuse of waste.

Knowing the full costs of municipal solid waste (MSW) manage-ment can help you make better decisions about your solid waste program, improve the efficiency of services, and better plan for the future. FCA can help you compile the detailed cost information you need to understand what MSW management costs and to communicate these costs to the public.

Effects of poor waste disposal. Imagine we all throw garbage, junk and rubbish away anyhow. Imagine there was no authority to supervise waste management activities from all the sources mentioned earlier.

Imagine we all just sent our rubbish to the landfill, or just dumped them in a nearby river. Koushki P, Al-Duaij U, Al-Ghimlas W () Collection and transportation cost of household solid waste in Kuwait. Waste Manage 24(9)– CrossRef Google Scholar Koushki P, Hulsey J, Bashaw E () Household solid waste: traits and disposal site selection.

the same company) in which she determined that recycling is 60% more cost effective than solid waste disposal on a cost per ton basis and a cost per pound basis. Paquette’s calculations are as follows: Estimated cost for solid waste and recycling service per unit Solid Waste: Base collection cost: $1, Disposal.

waste from multiple collection vehicles into larger, high-volume transfer vehicles for more economical shipment to distant disposal sites. In its simplest form, a transfer station is a facility with a designated receiving area where waste collection vehicles discharge their loads.

The waste is often compacted, then loaded into larger vehicles. Costs for Municipal Waste Management in the EU Eunomia Research & Consulting Ltd. 3 AIMS AND OBJECTIVES, TASKS AND SCOPE Objectives The main objectives of the study, as set out in the Technical Annex were 1.

To complete existing data sets on prices and costs of waste management which are needed to undertake economic analysis; and 2. High recycling targets can induce high economic costs reflected in the recycling fees (e.g. green dot) paid. This influences the price of a packaging material and can therefore induce a shift to other materials which may be more environmentally friendly or less environmentally friendly.

It. Apartment complexes may not offer recycling collection, in which case residents must take recyclables to a drop off center. It’s less convenient, but worth it. When people put paint, batteries, or other hazardous household wastes in the trash, it creates a toxic stew that can poison ground water.

Objective. The objective was to investigate factors that affect the efficient management of solid waste produced by commercial businesses operating in the city of Pretoria, South Africa. Methods. Data was gathered from 1, businesses.

Efficiency in solid waste management was assessed by using a structural time-based model designed for evaluating efficiency as a function of the length of.A Review of Local Factors Affecting Solid Waste Collection in Nigeria Article (PDF Available) January with 3, Reads How we measure 'reads'.Waste indiscriminate disposal is recognized as an important cause of environmental pollution and is associated with health problems.

Safe management and disposal of household waste are an important problem to the capital city of Guinea (Conakry). The objective of this study was to identify socioeconomic and demographic factors associated with practice, knowledge, and safety behavior of family.