Table 1: Comparison of the three types of volume-rate garbage disposal systems.

TypeProsCons

Plastic garbage bags(i) Convenient discharge
(ii) High adaptability in poor environments
(i) Inaccurate measurements
(ii) Odor problems
(iii) Spoils the beauty of the city

Chips and stickers(i) Remedies for the shortcomings of plastic garbage bags
(ii) Various charge commissioning methods
(i) Inaccurate measurements
(ii) Elaborate charge commissioning system required
(iii) Inconvenient discharge and bin management

RFID-based garbage collection system(i) Accurate weight measurement
(ii) High impact on food waste reduction
(i) Causes server overload owing to data concentration
(ii) Low mobility from a fixed power supply
(iii) User inconvenience caused by complex discharge process