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A Combined Location-Routing Model for Hazardous Waste Transportation and Disposal

Zografos, Konstantinos and Samara, Saadedeen (1989) A Combined Location-Routing Model for Hazardous Waste Transportation and Disposal. Transportation Research Record, 1245. pp. 52-59. ISSN 0361-1981

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Abstract

Complementary to the hazardous waste routing problem is the problem of where to locate hazardous waste disposal and treatment facilities. However, the literature lacks combined location and routing models for hazardous waste transportation and disposal. An alternative way to study the hazardous waste transportation and disposal problem is presented herein by considering simultaneously the following location and routing criteria: (a) minimize disposal risk, (b) minimize routing risk, and (c) minimize travel time. A hypothetical example is used to illustrate the applicability of the model. The proposed model can be used by hazardous waste management agencies for planning and policy evaluation.

Item Type: Article
Journal or Publication Title: Transportation Research Record
Uncontrolled Keywords: Hazardous materials ; Hazards ; Highway transportation ; Location ; Mathematical models ; Minimization ; Planning ; Policy ; Risk assessment ; Routing ; Travel time ; Waste disposal ; Waste disposal facilities
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Departments: Lancaster University Management School > Management Science
ID Code: 86566
Deposited By: ep_importer_pure
Deposited On: 01 Jun 2017 11:44
Refereed?: Yes
Published?: Published
Last Modified: 02 Sep 2017 00:05
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URI: http://eprints.lancs.ac.uk/id/eprint/86566

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