A SWOT Analysis of Takakura Compost as a Treatment for Household Food Waste (Case Study in Pondok Labu Urban Village)

A. Z. Kartini, H. S. Hasibuan, S. S. Tumuyu

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Abstract

An unstable food system will have an impact on ecosystems and the food chain. One proof of this imbalance is the increasing number of food waste. Currently, food waste in households still dominates. One way to manage food waste is the Takakura composting technique. The purpose of this study to analyze the effectiveness of takakura compost in managing food waste among households. This research method uses a qualitative method with several steps, training about making Takakura compost, counting the food waste in the composter, and observing through a focus group discussion with 25 members of the waste bank. The result of this study that an average of 18.9 kg of food waste produces 11.9 kg of household compost. According to the SWOT analysis, Takakura compost could reduce food waste in the household. Takakura compost could provide business opportunities with its own food waste raw materials, but the processing takes a relatively long time during the compost maturation process, this situation could affect the motivation of participants in the future. The conclusion of this study is Takakura compost could effective in managing food waste among households.

Original languageEnglish
Article number012075
JournalIOP Conference Series: Earth and Environmental Science
Volume940
Issue number1
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 14 Dec 2021
Event2nd International Symposium of Earth, Energy, Environmental Science and Sustainable Development, JEESD 2021 - Jakarta, Virtual, Indonesia
Duration: 25 Sep 202126 Sep 2021

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