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Title University campus solid waste management : combining life cycle assessment and analytical hierarchy process / Pezhman Taherei Ghazvinei, Masoud Aghajani Mir, Hossein Hassanpour Darvishi, Junaidah Ariffin.

Published Cham, Switzerland : Springer, 2017.


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Physical description 1 online resource.
Series SpringerBriefs in environmental science
SpringerBriefs in environmental science.
Springer Earth and Environmental Science eBooks 2017 English+International
Contents Preface; Acknowledgments; Contents; List of Figures ; List of Tables; Chapter 1: Introduction; 1.1 Challenges of Solid Waste Management; 1.2 Solid Waste Generation; 1.3 Approach of the Book; Chapter 2: Overview of Solid-Waste Management; 2.1 Pilot Campus; 2.2 The Consequences of Population Expansion and Solid Waste-Generation Trends; 2.2.1 Global Trends of Solid-Waste Generation; 2.2.2 Malaysian National Trends of Solid-Waste Generation; 2.3 Sustainable Concept at Higher Education Institutes (HEIs); 2.4 Solid Waste Minimization and Recycling Experiences at Universities Campus.
Chapter 3: Solid Waste -- Management Models3.1 Municipal Solid Waste Management Models; 3.1.1 Life Cycle Assessment; 3.1.2 Using Life Cycle Assessment Models; 3.2 Application of Analytical Hierarchy Process in Municipal Solid Waste Management; 3.3 Cluster Analysis for Solid Waste Management Methods; 3.4 Requirements of Solid-Waste Management; Chapter 4: Solid Waste-Management Design; 4.1 Overview of a Solid Waste-Management Plan; 4.2 Current Solid-Waste Management; 4.3 Improving Solid-Waste Management; 4.4 Data Resources of the Investigation.
4.5 Solid-Waste Generation and Composition of the Campus4.5.1 Domestic Waste; Categorizing of Solid Waste-Generation Sources; Domestic-Waste Sampling; Faculty; Dormitory; Cafeteria; Administration; Services; Staff Residential Area; Location of Domestic Waste-Separation Activity; Procedure of Domestic Waste-Composition Investigation; 4.5.2 At Source-Collected Recyclable Materials; 4.5.3 Garden Waste-Generation Investigation; 4.5.4 Estimation of Electronic-Waste Generation; 4.5.5 Estimation of Construction-Waste Generation.
4.5.6 Estimation of Solid Waste Generated Daily4.6 Solid Waste-Management Scenarios; 4.7 Environmental Assessment of Scenarios According to Life-Cycle Assessment; 4.7.1 Scope of the Life Cycle-Assessment Investigation; 4.7.2 Inventory Analysis of Solid Waste-Management Options; Inventory Analysis of Refuse-Derived Fuel; Inventory Analysis of Anaerobic Digestion; Inventory Analysis of a Composting Plant; Inventory Analysis of an Incineration Plant; Inventory Data of Recycling; 4.7.3 Impact Assessment of Solid-Waste Management.
4.8 Economic Analysis of the Scenarios by Analytical Hierarchy Process4.8.1 Analytical Hierarchy-Process Structure Model of Solid-ƯWaste Management; 4.8.2 Pairwise Comparison Matrix of the Analytical Hierarchy Process; 4.8.3 Analytical Hierarchy-Process Scores and Ranking of Scenarios; 4.9 Combining LCA and AHP Using Cluster-Analysis Method; 4.9.1 Standardization for LCA Points of Scenarios; 4.9.2 Scoring of Extracted Economic Result of AHP; 4.9.3 Standardization of AHP Scores for Solid Waste-Management Scenarios; 4.9.4 Plotting the Standardized Results of AHP and LCA.
Summary This volume provides a comprehensive method for optimizing solid waste management practices and procedures at college and university campuses through the use of cluster analysis to combine Life Cycle Assessment and Analytical Hierarchy Process. Author Pezhman Taherei uses Malaysia's University of Malaya as a case study and model, and through this method was able to assess which combination of waste disposal, management, and recycling techniques generate the least environmental impact while retaining the maximum cost savings for the university. A method for analysis of solid waste composition is also proposed. Higher education institutes generate thousands of tons of solid waste per year. Comprehensive solid waste management programs, which take integrated solid waste management systems into consideration, are one of the greatest challenges to achieving campus sustainability. This system can serve as a guide and blueprint for other universities that are taking steps toward sustainability through improved solid waste management.
Other author Ghazvinei, Pezhman Taherei, author.
Mir, Masoud Aghajani, author.
Darvishi, Hossein Hassanpour, author.
Ariffin, Junaidah, author.
SpringerLink issuing body.
Subject Universities and colleges -- Waste disposal.
Industrial management -- Environmental aspects.
Electronic books.
Electronic book.
ISBN 9783319432281 (electronic bk.)
3319432281 (electronic bk.)
9783319432274 (print)
3319432273 (print)
Standard Number 10.1007/978-3-319-43228-1