Application example

Debris source locations (left) potential site locations (right)

Red tags represent landfills

Results – minimizing net costs with different upper bounds on disposal time


Disposal time is 6 months (left) 24 months (right)

Locations where the process “separation” has been installed in the solutions

 Tool Specifications


  • PC with 64 bit Microsoft Windows
  • Microsoft Office Excel (version 2003 or later)
  • Internet connection

Optimization & solution visualization

User interface

  • Excel file with buttons that run macros
  • Data inputs and outputs in the same file
  • One Excel file for each different project