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Smart Waste Management: A Revolutionary Step Towards a Better India

  • Bappaditya Shome
  • Arkaprova DebEmail author
  • Surabhi Ghosh
  • Anjali Shukla
  • Anjali Prasad
  • Risab Biswas
  • Abhishek Nandy
Conference paper
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Part of the Learning and Analytics in Intelligent Systems book series (LAIS, volume 12)

Abstract

Of the leading problems in India, Waste Management stands at the forefront. The existing system only dumps the entire garbage in a sanitary landfill. Thus, there emerged a shortage of land for composting wastes. To make the situations even worse, the existing landfills are in a critical state. Undoubtedly, there emerges a need of a judicious method of waste handling, to cope up with the rising population and urbanization. In this paper, we have proposed ways to make the existing process smarter by employing computer vision and more sophisticated handling mechanisms.

Keywords

Waste management Smart dustbin Waste collection Waste handling 

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Bappaditya Shome
    • 1
  • Arkaprova Deb
    • 1
    Email author
  • Surabhi Ghosh
    • 1
  • Anjali Shukla
    • 1
  • Anjali Prasad
    • 1
  • Risab Biswas
    • 2
  • Abhishek Nandy
    • 2
  1. 1.Siliguri Institute of TechnologySiliguriIndia
  2. 2.Prescriber360 SolutionsPiscatawayUSA

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