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dc.contributor.author Rodríguez Salinas, Marcos Arturo
dc.date.accessioned 2011-01-25T20:24:57Z
dc.date.available 2011-01-25T20:24:57Z
dc.date.created 2009-07-18
dc.date.issued 2011-01-25T20:24:57Z
dc.identifier.citation Rodríguez Salinas, Marcos Arturo. (2009). Forecasting household waste generation. (Doctorado en Ciencias en Bioprocesos). Instituto Politécnico Nacional, Sección de Estudios de Posgrado e Investigación, Unidad Profesional Interdisciplinaria de Biotecnología. México.
dc.identifier.uri http://tesis.ipn.mx/handle/123456789/8200
dc.description Tesis (Doctorado en Ciencias en Bioprocesos), Instituto Politécnico Nacional, SEPI, UPIBI, 2009, 1 archivo PDF, (16 páginas), tesis.ipn.mx
dc.description.abstract Developing countries do not have comprehensive systems for urban solid waste management (USWM). Only big cities maintain some kind of treatment, meanwhile, in other towns and small cities waste management consists solely of its recollection and final disposal. The data for USWM planning is poor. Much of the data used for planning purposes are from other countries. The use of theoretical models is common. Important data related to waste generation is difficult to obtain in Mexico. Municipal authorities are responsible for providing free public services (e.g., street cleaning, waste collection, etc.), however, systems to obtain data on waste generation do not exist and they are not perceived as necessary neither for economic goals nor for planning. Scientific or technological objectives have minimum resources. This paper describes the methodology for forecasting the amounts of household waste (HW) generated in Mexico. The database consists of 39 studies on HW generation and composition undertaken across the country from 2003 to 2008. This study was based on Mexican standards NMX‐AA‐61‐1985 and NMX‐AA‐22‐1985. For the extrapolation we used linear regression in the municipalities, which according to the number of inhabitants were classified into 6 types. The limits were 10000, 25000, 75000, 200000 and 750000 habitants per municipality. The amount of waste and its separate fractions generated per person per day are estimated for households in each municipality class en
dc.language.iso en es
dc.subject Generación
dc.subject Composición
dc.subject México
dc.subject Bioprocesos
dc.title Forecasting household waste generation en
dc.type Tesis en
dc.contributor.advisor Robles Martínez, Fabián


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