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It’s always exciting to see pi boards used to create sustainable solutions to urban planning issues. Excellent project from Shebin, Jose Jacob, and Darkmatter up on Hackster.io.

One of the major issues in waste management is non-optimized garbage collection truck routes.Truck routes that are not optimized lead to the use of excessive fuel and produce congestion in densely populated cities. In addition, some bins may end up being overfilled and others under-filled as a result.So what we are actually going to solve is the optimization of garbage collection truck routes so as to avoid the congestion and excessive fuel usage.

This is how the project is going to work. We are connecting fill level sensors in the waste bins which continuously monitors the fill level inside the bin. At every morning at a fixed time (say, 7.00 am) the data is uploaded to the tangle. A garbage truck driver is able to retrieve data from the node using a suitable device and he can optimize the truck route.

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