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Implementation of reduce, reuse and recycle in UUM campus

Lim, Siew Ping and Zalazilah, Mohd Hanizan (2017) Implementation of reduce, reuse and recycle in UUM campus. In: Symposium on Technology Management & Logistics (STML–Go Green) 2016, 6th - 7th December 2016, Universiti Utara Malaysia, Sintok, Malaysia.

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Nowadays, people concern about their living quality.The clean and green environment has becomes a necessary.Nevertheless, the land pollution has becomes a serious issue due to the improperly solid wastes disposal.Solid Waste Management (SWM) is a way to manage the wastes that are not easily to broken down.Hence, Reduce, Reuse and Recycle (3R) practices is a new approach act as a strategy of the SWM to minimize the solid wastes.This study identified the 3R practices at UUM.It also carried out all of the factors that related to 3R practices in UUM.The SWM information concluded from the UUM Maintenance and Development Department (JPP) which the implementation of 3R practices is ineffectiveness around UUM. The qualitative method was used to obtain the information from JPP.The factors which bring the ineffectiveness included the educational and awareness, environmental as well as the policy enforcement.Besides, the quantitative method was also used in order to identify the understanding and awareness in 3R implementation such as waste segregation at source among Technology Management and Logistics students.Thus, the increasing of awareness for go green concept among students and the environmental enhancement will bring more effect to the 3R practices.

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: SWM, 3R, JPP, technology management and logistics, waste segregation
Subjects: T Technology > TD Environmental technology. Sanitary engineering
Divisions: School of Technology Management & Logistics
Depositing User: Mr. Mohd Hanizan Zalazilah
Date Deposited: 25 Jul 2017 09:10
Last Modified: 25 Jul 2017 09:10

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