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Construction contractor's perception on effective 3R implementation for solid waste reduction in Perak

Azman, Norindina and Yaacob, Noorulsadiqin Azbiya (2017) Construction contractor's perception on effective 3R implementation for solid waste reduction in Perak. In: Symposium on Technology Management & Logistics (STML–Go Green) 2016, 6th - 7th December 2016, Universiti Utara Malaysia, Sintok, Malaysia.

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Construction industry produces large volume of construction waste that occupies the landfills. Construction contractors must play active role to reduce the construction waste by implementing the 3R concept.Weak action towards the 3R implementation among the construction contractors will directly lead to the non-sustainable issues. Perak has largest landfill in Peninsular Malaysia should manage well their landfill in order to avoid environmental issues and to ensure their landfill can operate in a long terms.More disposals from the construction activities will decrease the space at the landfills.Construction contractors should implemented 3R towards the solid waste management as it is more sustainable. This paper aims to study the perception of construction contractors in Perak regarding their 3R implementation for solid waste reduction.This paper also aims to assess the difference on the statement in elements of effective 3R implementation based on the construction contractor’s grades in Perak that has been registered under CIDB.This study used the quantitative method.A questionnaire survey has been conducted among 194 selected contractors registered under CIDB that located in Perak, Malaysia.However, respondent that answering the questionnaire survey was 92 respondents only. The results show that the entire respondents have been agreed towards the elements that have been suggested in the implementation of 3R concept to reduce the construction waste.

Item Type: Conference or Workshop Item (Paper)
Additional Information: ISBN 978-967-0910-37-6 Organized by: School of Technology Management & Logistics, Universiti Utara Malaysia.
Uncontrolled Keywords: construction waste, solid waste, 3R, Perak
Subjects: T Technology > TD Environmental technology. Sanitary engineering
Divisions: School of Technology Management & Logistics
Depositing User: Prof Madya Dr. Noorulsadiqin Azbiya Yaacob
Date Deposited: 10 Jul 2017 23:58
Last Modified: 11 Jul 2017 03:54

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