Smart Waste Segregator with Overflow Control Mechanism

Mayra Sanchez Fulgar, Mr. Syed Rafeek Ahmed, Mr. Bernardo Semana Gumapac


Waste disposal is a major issue today, with well-known negative impacts on the environment, human health, and animal life. This research proposes a low-cost automated trash segregator with an overflow management system for efficient small-scale garbage disposal. The system uses sensors to segregate waste into different categories and also detects bin capacity to prevent overflow. It is designed to be cost-effective and user-friendly, making it suitable for household and small-scale waste disposal. The system employs three sensors to segregate metallic, dry, and wet wastes that serve as the input devices connected to the Arduino microcontroller. Furthermore, three ultrasonic sensors monitor bin capacity independently. Its affordability and user-friendly design make the system well-suited for household and small-scale waste disposal. Future improvements may include integrating machine learning algorithms and internet connectivity for better monitoring and management.


Waste Segregation, Arduino Uno, Inductve Proximity Siwtch

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