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Recycling behaviour among UUM students

A. Jalil, Emy Ezura and Yee, Jing Foo and Abdul Asis, Zainab and Yunus, Nur Asma (2015) Recycling behaviour among UUM students. In: Symposium on Technology Management and Logistics (STMLGoGreen), 8-9 December 2015, Universiti Utara Malaysia.

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Recycling awareness among university students are still in an average level.Despite the various initiatives undertaken by the government and the university itself, but recycling behaviour among Universiti Utara Malaysia students are still not achieve the level that to be proud of.The aim of this study is to investigate the determinants of recycling behaviour among Universiti Utara Malaysia students.This study has incorporated additional variables to the theoretical framework which are personal factors and situational factors. Personal factors which consists of knowledge and social norm while situational factors are convenience and incentive.This survey is conducted among 200 respondents of Universiti Utara Malaysia.The research instrument used is questionnaire and measured using 7-point Likert scale.The study makes a significant contribution to the understanding of the recycling behaviour and recycling participation of students. In conclusion, the findings of the study could be used by Universiti Utara Malaysia management to design recycling schemes to improve the recycling behaviour among Universiti Utara Malaysia students.

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: recycling, personal factor, situational factor
Subjects: T Technology > TD Environmental technology. Sanitary engineering
Divisions: School of Technology Management & Logistics
Depositing User: Mrs. Emy Ezura A. Jalil
Date Deposited: 14 Nov 2016 02:01
Last Modified: 14 Nov 2016 02:01

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