Designing Reverse Logistics Network with a Social Approach to Recycle Great household Waste under Uncertainty Conditions

Authors

1 Department of Industrial Engineering, Najafabad Branch, Islamic Azad University, Najafabad, Iran

2 Professor of Industrial Engineering, Pardis Engineering faculty, Tehran University, Tehran, Iran

3 Department of Industrial Engineering, Faculty of Engineering, Shahed University, Tehran, Iran

Abstract

The importance of social responsibility in organizational and business units have been increasingly stressed by the researchers in recent years. As the supply chain plays an important role in today's business environment, the issue of social responsibility must be carefully considered in designing and planning supply chain.This paper considers the social responsibility to be one of the goals of designing the reverse logistics network for recycling large household waste in terms of uncertainty. To deal with the uncertainty in proposed model, scenario-based random planning is used, and the proposed model has been solved by using GAMS Software. Since the objective function value has been taken into consideration for the model of social responsibility as one of the objectives, the objective function value is more than basic model one; we tried to present an approach as a motivational factor for enterprises to move towards the adoption of social responsibility towards society.

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