Assessing the solid waste management systems in the industrial state of Charmshahr & Salariyeh by using AHP & TBL

Document Type : Research Article


1 Professor, Department of Environmental Engineering, Tehran University, Tehran, Iran

2 PhD. Student, Department for Education, Culture and Research (ACECR) Tehran, Iran

3 M.Sc. Student, Department of Environmental Engineering, University of Tehran, Aras International Campus, Iran

4 M.Sc. Student, Department of Research & Technology, Pars Special Economic Energy Zone, NIOC, Iran


Nowadays, in developing and under developing countries industries are developed rapidly. Ghathering various industries in one place has significant advantages such as better management, establishing essential foundations with lower costs, controlling the environmental pollutions and creating more competitions. On the other hand, the disadvantaged are generating various wastes in the high volumes. Therefore, the quantity and the quality of the Charmshahr & Salariyeh industrial state are assessed. This state has more than 200 active factories which lead to generate more than 21 thousand tons per year. Hence, AHP technique with the application of TBL method is conducted to choose the most proper solid waste management system for the state. Moreover, the sensitive analysis is conducted too. At end, recycling with the final weight of 0,325 is selected as the most proper scenario and incineration stands at the second place with the weight of 0.243. However, composting and landfilling are chosen as the next strategies with the weights of 0.238 and 0.194, respectively.


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