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Attitude and awareness towards green technology usage: A study among students of Bank Rakyat Student Residential Hall


Thong, Wai Yin and Othman, Mohd Zainudin (2015) Attitude and awareness towards green technology usage: A study among students of Bank Rakyat Student Residential Hall. In: Symposium on Technology Management and Logistics (STMLGoGreen), 8-9 December 2015, Universiti Utara Malaysia.

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Abstract

Green Technology is defined as the development of product, equipment and system to protect the environment. Green technology usage is important in order to reduce the amount of pollution in Malaysia.The objective of this study is to investigate the relationship between demographic, attitude, awareness and green technology usage.This study is examined within the UUM students.Quantitative method is applied on this study.The students of Bank Rakyat Student Residential Hall in UUM are been selected to be the respondents of this study.A 200 sets of questionnaire was distributed to the respondents to collect the data.The data was proceeded and analyzed by using the SPSS version 19 statistical technique.The result of correlation analysis and multiple regression analysis have shown that attitude and awareness have a significant impact on green technology usage.It can be concluded that the attitude is more important than awareness in usage of green technology.Since the amount of pollution in Malaysia is increasing in every year, therefore government should conduct the green awareness campaign to the publics in order to improve their knowledge of green technology and change their attitude on the use of green technology to protect the environment.

Item Type: Conference or Workshop Item (Paper)
Additional Information: ISBN: 9789670910178 Organized By: School Of Technology Management & Logistics, Universiti Utara Malaysia. Collaboration with: Pusat Kerjasama Universiti-Industri Universiti Utara Malaysia
Uncontrolled Keywords: Green Technology Usage, Demographic, Attitude, Awareness
Subjects: G Geography. Anthropology. Recreation > GE Environmental Sciences
Divisions: School of Technology Management & Logistics
Depositing User: Mr. Mohd Zainudin Othman
Date Deposited: 13 Nov 2016 06:54
Last Modified: 13 Nov 2016 06:54
URI: http://repo.uum.edu.my/id/eprint/19263

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