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Academic Journal of Engineering and Technology Science, 2021, 4(5); doi: 10.25236/AJETS.2021.040506.

Logistics network planning of medical waste recycling


Yingying Liu

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Yingying Liu

School of Management, Shanghai University, Shanghai, China


Medical waste has the characteristics of direct or indirect infection, toxicity and harmfulness, and is listed as "top risk" internationally, and is listed as No.1 hazardous waste in China's Hazardous Waste List. Therefore, it is particularly important to recycle and treat medical waste. The reasonable design of medical waste recycling and disposal logistics network can effectively solve this problem, among which, the location planning of related facilities is an important activity. For medical waste recycling logistics facilities (i.e., collection points) location optimization design, this paper according to the different levels of service collection point, has carried on the classification of medical units, and then according to the different collection point location method of classification is put forward. Finally using MATLAB for data experiment and analysis of the results to verify the validity of the model. The model is instructive and referential to reality.


Medical waste, location planning, logistics network

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Yingying Liu. Logistics network planning of medical waste recycling. Academic Journal of Engineering and Technology Science (2021) Vol. 4, Issue 5: 31-38. https://doi.org/10.25236/AJETS.2021.040506.


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