A new classification scheme of plastic wastes based upon recycling labels

ÖZKAN K., ERGİN S., IŞIK Ş., Isikli I.

WASTE MANAGEMENT, vol.35, pp.29-35, 2015 (SCI-Expanded) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 35
  • Publication Date: 2015
  • Doi Number: 10.1016/j.wasman.2014.09.030
  • Journal Name: WASTE MANAGEMENT
  • Journal Indexes: Science Citation Index Expanded (SCI-EXPANDED), Scopus
  • Page Numbers: pp.29-35
  • Keywords: Classification, Feature extraction, Majority voting, Plastic waste, Support vector machine, SUPPORT VECTOR MACHINES, QUALITY-CONTROL, STRATEGIES, KERNEL, PLANTS, SVM
  • Eskisehir Osmangazi University Affiliated: Yes


Since recycling of materials is widely assumed to be environmentally and economically beneficial, reliable sorting and processing of waste packaging materials such as plastics is very important for recycling with high efficiency. An automated system that can quickly categorize these materials is certainly needed for obtaining maximum classification while maintaining high throughput.