Author(s)Phithakkitnukoon, Santi; Wolf, Malima I.; Offenhuber, Dietmar; Lee, David; Biderman, Assaf; Ratti, Carlo; ... Show more Show less
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Using active self-reporting tags, the authors followed 2,000 objects through Seattle's waste management system. By making the waste "removal chain" more transparent, they help reveal the disposal process of everyday objects, highlighting potential inefficiencies in the current removal system.
DepartmentMassachusetts Institute of Technology. Department of Urban Studies and Planning; Massachusetts Institute of Technology. SENSEable City Laboratory
IEEE Pervasive Computing
Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE)
Phithakkitnukoon, Santi, Malima I. Wolf, Dietmar Offenhuber, David Lee, Assaf Biderman, and Carlo Ratti. “Tracking Trash.” IEEE Pervasive Computing 12, no. 2 (April 2013): 38–48.
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