Community Attitude, Perception and Willingness Towards Solid Waste Management in Malaysia, Case Study

Abdulghani Essayah Musbah Swesi, Shadi Kafi Mallak, Akalpita Tendulkar

Doi: 10.26480/jwbm.01.2019.09.14

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Malaysia as a developing country is still struggling with appropriate solid waste management due to lack of attitude, perception and willingness among individuals for reuse, recycling waste. This research highlights the current solid waste management in terms of attitude, perception and willingness of community towards solid waste management in Malaysia especially in Serdang. This research has conducted a survey to around 327 respondents living in Serdang in to get their opinions to improve the process of solid waste. The results were then analyzed quantitively by using SPSS software and descriptive analysis. The result revealed that there is moderate attitude and perception of community towards solid waste management. It is highly recommended that the disposal of wastes should be reduced in Malaysia in order to achieve its future economic growth and industrial revolution.

Pages 09-14
Year 2019
Issue 1
Volume 1