Garbage Monitoring System for a College
Paulami Pathak1, V. Balasubramanian2

1Paulami Pathak, Department of Computer Science and Engineering, VIT University, Vellore (Tamil Nadu), India.
2V. Balasubramanian, Associate Professor, Department of Computer Science and Engineering, VIT University, Vellore (Tamil Nadu), India.
Manuscript received on 07 April 2019 | Revised Manuscript received on 20 April 2019 | Manuscript published on 30 April 2019 | PP: 1666-1671 | Volume-8 Issue-6, April 2019 | Retrieval Number: F4088048619/19©BEIESP
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Abstract: These days certain moves are made to enhance the dimension of tidiness in the nation. Individuals are getting increasingly dynamic in doing every one of the things conceivable to clean their environment. Now in this project a smart garbage management has been suggested for a college. If the flooded garbage containers are not collected and emptied on time it will create an unhealthy environment. Hence it will promote to the ascend of several kinds of anonymous infections. This will worsen the standard of living. To overcome these circumstances an effective smart garbage management technique must be produced. Here in this project we use ATMEGA-2560 microcontroller, ultrasonic- sensors to measure the level of garbage filled in the garbage container, MQ-3 gas-sensor to detect the presence of gases. When the threshold value reaches for the ultrasonic or the gas sensor, a SMS will be sent through the ESP8266: Wi-Fi-Module to the responsible person. Each garbage bin contains a-RFID-tag. A RFID-Reader is there with the person who will collect the garbage. When the allotted person collects the garbage the RFID-Reader reads the RFID-tag automatically and hence the status that the garbage from that area is collected will also get updated automatically to the database. Thus, in the webpage we will be able to see all the updates. Suppose alert came about garbage container regarding garbage level high but still care was not taken after a certain interval of time SMS will be resend to that person, even if action is not taken, SMS will be sent to the managing authority. Hence, the suggested model describes as to how to make use of the modern technologies to make the college’s environment hygienic.
Keyword: ATMEGA 2560, ESP8266, MQ3 Gas-Sensor, RFID-Reader, RFID Tag, Ultrasonic Sensor.
Scope of the Article: Systems and Software Engineering