Analysis Correlation of Municipal Solid Waste Generation and Population: Environmental Perspective

Sudiatmoko Supangkat, Herdis Herdiansyah

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Abstract

The rapid development and population growth have resulted in a new of various issues, that causes reduced carrying capacity of the environment. Municipal solid waste is one of the environmental issues that have become a serious problem, especially in big cities with high population. Hence, municipal solid waste has become a big concern, which can pose risk to the environment and to human health. However, some previous research is not fully proved that there is a relationship between municipal solid waste generation and population. This research is conducted in DKI Jakarta, Indonesia because DKI Jakarta is the Capital City of Indonesia. This research aims to know the correlation between municipal solid waste generation and a population that can help waste management in DKI Jakarta. This research method used is correlation analysis and used data came from various agencies, such as Jakarta Statistic Indonesia (BPS) and DKI Jakarta Environment Agency. The result showed that there was a strong relationship between municipal solid waste generation and a population. This research purposes the waste management program that is needed to minimize waste from the source, by making waste bank and waste management with the 3R program.

Original languageEnglish
Article number012056
JournalIOP Conference Series: Earth and Environmental Science
Volume519
Issue number1
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 6 Jul 2020
Event1st International Conference Earth Science and Energy, ICESE 2019 - Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
Duration: 7 Nov 20198 Nov 2019

Keywords

  • Development
  • DKI Jakarta
  • Environmental

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