English | 2017 | ASIN: B073Y78K8C | 15 Pages | AZW3 | 0.4 MB
This paper proposes an Automated Waste Segregator (AWS) which is a inexpensive, easy to use solution for a segregation system at households, so that it can be sent directly for processing. It is designed to sort the refuse into metallic waste, wet waste and dry waste. The AWS employs parallel resonant impedance sensing mechanism to identify metallic items, and apacitive sensors to distinguish between wet and dry waste. Experimental results show that the segregation of waste into metallic, wet and dry waste has been successfully implemented using the AWS.