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Sustainable solid waste management: A case study in UUM

Heng, Huan Xin and Zalazilah, Mohd Hanizan (2017) Sustainable solid waste management: A case study in UUM. In: Symposium on Technology Management & Logistics (STML–Go Green) 2016, 6th - 7th December 2016, Universiti Utara Malaysia, Sintok, Malaysia.

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Sustainable Solid Waste Management is to fulfill the goal of recovery of valuable products from waste with the use of less energy.As Universiti Utara Malaysia (UUM) population increase, the solid waste that collected also increases.Thus, the waste must be managed systematically to ensure environment UUM is clean and safe for UUM community.The study is conducted in qualitative and quantitative research methods.The main method in this research is the qualitative study when the interview session with Maintenance and Development Department (JPP) staff about the understanding of 3R .While the quantitative research is used to create a set of questionnaire for guideline for students. So, from the quantitative research can obtain opinion, attitudes and behaviours among UUM students. However, UUM student population involved college of business (COB), college of arts and sciences (CAS) and college of law government international studies (COLGIS).This study expect positive responses from UUM students.In conclusion, the JPP should be active in encouraging the community to adopt the 3R’s practice in their daily live.

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: UUM, 3R, JPP, sustainable solid waste management
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 09:41
Last Modified: 25 Jul 2017 09:41

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