Role of Modern Technologies and Internet of things in the field of Solid Waste Management

  • S.Godwin Barnabas
  • K.Arun vasantha Geethan
  • S.Valai Ganesh
  • S. Rajakarunakaran
  • P.Sabarish Kumar


The process of handling solid waste becomes complex and tedious due to the urbanization and industrialization of the most developing and developed countries. These solid waste issues if it is not addressed properly it affects ecosystem and environment. There is a possibility of many health-oriented issues especially during the pandemic period covid-19. Most of the human beings are struggling with respiratory pulmonary diseases, asthma caused by these solid wastes. Most of the governments are also spending huge amount of money for labors, devices and some technologies to tackle these solid waste issues. There is also an opportunity for the government to generate revenue from these solid wastes by properly sorting these waste into recyclable, nonrecyclable and bio-degradable wastes. But when humans are involved in sorting these waste it will cause some diseases and hygienic problems. So,in order to address the above said issues in this work the role of modern technologies, algorithms and some Internet of things (IoT) methods are discussed. Implementing these technologies in the future will save huge amount of money spent by the government for the solid waste management activities.


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BARNABAS, S.Godwin et al. Role of Modern Technologies and Internet of things in the field of Solid Waste Management. INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF COMPUTERS COMMUNICATIONS & CONTROL, [S.l.], v. 16, n. 5, sep. 2021. ISSN 1841-9844. Available at: <>. Date accessed: 18 oct. 2021. doi: