Comparative Study of Solid Waste Management System Based on Building Types in Palembang City

Jimmyanto, Hendrik and Dahlan, M. Hatta and Zahri, Imron (2017) Comparative Study of Solid Waste Management System Based on Building Types in Palembang City. In: 3rd International Conference on Construction and Building Engineering (ICONBUILD) 2017, 14-17 August 2017, Aryaduta Hotel, Palembang.

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    Most of the solid waste generation sources come from housing activities. The types of house buildings located in the Palembang is a traditional building which made from wood construction and a permanent house which made from concrete construction. The aim of this study is to calculate the amount of waste generation and to study the community behavior in waste management. The research used an observation and questionnaires that took place in 3 location of the traditional housing and 3 location of the permanent housing with 20 respondents for each location. The results showed that the waste generation in the traditional housing was 1.51 liters/person/day and the permanent housing was 1.63 liters/person/day. The collecting system in traditional housing was taken by the garbage cart every 1 days, while in permanent housing was taken by motorcycle, pick-up car, or dump truck every 1 or 2 days. The questionnaire results showed that 96,67% of the traditional housing and 91,67% of the permanent housing disposed of the waste in a mix condition. Amount of 6,67 % from the traditional housing and 0% of permanent housing managed their waste into compost. Amount of 15 % from traditional housing and 3,33% of permanent housing sold their waste. Based on the results, it can be concluded that the permanent housing has the largest number of waste generation and the people in traditional housing had a tendency to manage the waste better than the permanent housing.

    Item Type: Conference or Workshop Item (Paper)
    Subjects: T Technology > TD Environmental technology. Sanitary engineering
    Divisions: Postgraduate Program
    Depositing User: DR M.Hatta Dahlan
    Date Deposited: 25 Jul 2019 20:24
    Last Modified: 25 Jul 2019 20:24

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