The Optimization of Cyclic Links of Live Pig-Industry Chain Based on Circular Economics
AbstractTo reduce waste and wastewater pollution and to improve the utilization rate of resources in the pig-industry chain, a circular economy of the chain can be developed. The key to constructing the circular economic system of the pig-industry chain is to determine the path of the cyclic materials and to design reasonable waste- and wastewater-treatment capacities. This paper focuses on the treatment and recycling of wastewater in the pig-industry chain and the treatment and recycling of waste into manure and feed. After giving the two circular paths, the paper proposes a multi-objective uncertainty-optimization model for the cyclic links of the pig-industry chain with the highest resource-reuse efficiency and the lowest construction cost based on the uncertainty of market demand. Using a combination of the neural network and genetic algorithm method for designing the solution process for the model, the paper finally introduces the determination methods of relevant parameters and verifies the feasibility and effectiveness of the model through a case study. View Full-Text
Scifeed alert for new publicationsNever miss any articles matching your research from any publisher
- Get alerts for new papers matching your research
- Find out the new papers from selected authors
- Updated daily for 49'000+ journals and 6000+ publishers
- Define your Scifeed now
Liu, X.; Xiao, X. The Optimization of Cyclic Links of Live Pig-Industry Chain Based on Circular Economics. Sustainability 2016, 8, 26.
Liu X, Xiao X. The Optimization of Cyclic Links of Live Pig-Industry Chain Based on Circular Economics. Sustainability. 2016; 8(1):26.Chicago/Turabian Style
Liu, Xing; Xiao, Xu. 2016. "The Optimization of Cyclic Links of Live Pig-Industry Chain Based on Circular Economics." Sustainability 8, no. 1: 26.
Note that from the first issue of 2016, MDPI journals use article numbers instead of page numbers. See further details here.