Evaluation of Hazardous Waste Management by Using VIKOR: A Case Study of USA States

  •  Mohsin Ali    
  •  Amit Yadav    
  •  Maira Anis    
  •  Rajeev Kumar Shah    


Global warming is the major problem of the modern world due to environmental pollution, where hazardous waste disposal poses threat to the environment. USA is urbanized country but still going through hard time due to indecorous management of hazardous waste. To manage such problem are always difficult for the related parties because every individual have their own judgement. Which is difficult to put everyone opinions together for the decision making. The objective of this study was to elucidate hazardous waste problem of USA. This paper espouses VIKOR (VIseKriterijumska Optimizacija I Kompromisno Resenje) methods which is prevalent method applied in multi-criteria analysis (MCA). The empirical studies ranked each state of USA from best to worst for hazardous waste management and will help EPA (environmental protection agency) to improve hazardous waste of each state by comparing with the best.

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