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August 1, 2021

Data Science Dashboard: Debris Forecast

Posted on August 1, 2021  •  2 minutes  • 257 words

The following interactive dashboard was created for our client, the Metropolitan Government of Nashville, as part of a team Data Science Institute effort. The dashboard forecasts debris permit and tonnage generation under a range of scenarios.

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Metro Nashville has set a goal to be solid landfill neutral by 2050. As a rapidly growing city, one of the major sources of solid waste is through development (i.e., construction) and re-development of targeted areas, and renovation of existing housing and infrastructure. The objective of this project is to predict the volume of solid waste based development, teardowns permits, and in the future - based on economic growth - gentrification. This will enable examination of the impact of various operational decisions for informed policy-making. Specifically:

Read more about the Vanderbilt Data Science for Social Good program, which sponsored the project, here.

Contributors other than myself:

This endeavor could not have been possible without the contributions of the following individuals:

Samuel Sliman

Data Science for Social Good (DSSG) Intern, Data Science Institute samuel.m.sliman@vanderbilt.edu

Adam Szewciw

Data Science for Social Good (DSSG) Intern, Data Science Institute adam.o.szewciw@vanderbilt.edu

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