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Recycling awareness among Universiti Utara Malaysia student

Ismail, Nur Syafikah and Lamsali, Hendrik (2017) Recycling awareness among Universiti Utara Malaysia student. In: Symposium on Technology Management & Logistics (STML–Go Green) 2016, 6th - 7th December 2016, Universiti Utara Malaysia, Sintok, Malaysia.

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Recycling activities is popular as it is crucial to the sustainability of our environment.Recycling awareness among young educated generation especially university students is critical as the flag-bearer of the world in the future.Adequately equipped with knowledge and know-how in many different kind of environmental preservation programs, university students are the least group of people expected not to know much about recycling.Nonetheless, empirical evidences on students’ recycling awareness is still very much limited.Hence, this study is carried out to address the aforementioned issue by examining students’ recycling awareness and how they manage their recyclables.The study employs quantitative research approach in which the questionnaires are distributed among students.The findings show that the recycling level of awareness among Universiti Utara Malaysia (UUM) is low.It is expected that these findings will be beneficial to the university’s authorities to regulate a new recycling campaign.However, it is also noted that the item constructs and number of respondents in this study could be further enlarged in order to magnify its significance.

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: recycling, awareness, university
Subjects: G Geography. Anthropology. Recreation > GE Environmental Sciences
T Technology > TD Environmental technology. Sanitary engineering
Divisions: School of Technology Management & Logistics
Depositing User: Prof. Madya Dr. Hendrik Lamsali
Date Deposited: 26 Jul 2017 01:12
Last Modified: 26 Jul 2017 01:12

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