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Locating Landfill for Solid Waste Municipal by Fuzzy Analytic Hierarchy process & Data envelopment analysis(Case Study: Alborz province)

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Author(s): M Moeinaddini | M.H Tahari Mehrjardi | N Khorasani | A Danekar | A.A Darvishsefat | F Shakeri

Journal: Iranian Journal of Health and Environment
ISSN 2008-2029

Volume: 4;
Issue: 4;
Start page: 483;
Date: 2012;
Original page

Keywords: Location | Fuzzy Analytic Hierarchy Process | Data Envelopment Analysis | Alborz province | landfill

ABSTRACT
Background and Objectives: Solid waste municipal landfill can have injurious effect on society health, economic and environment. Therefore, spread evaluation in locating landfill is necessary to identifying the best places. The purpose of this paper is locating landfill for solid waste municipal for center of Alborz province.Materials and Method: In this paper, suitable areas are identified for land filling solid waste municipal by weighted linear combination and cluster analysis in 20 years period. Thus, suitable areas were weighted by FAHP method. Those weights were used for ranking areas by DEA technique.Result: Results showed among five landfill alternatives for solid waste municipal for center of Alborz province, alternative 1 is the best for land filling. This place is just 7 percent of total suitable places. Conclusion: The approach are used in this article (combination method of fuzzy analytic hierarchy process & Data envelopment analysis) can be suitable for locating in other areas because when an option add or delete; option ranking is not different with previous

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