Changes community behavior in management of household waste in Bekasi City, Indonesia

Ferdinan, Suyud Warno Utomo, Tri Edhi Budhi Soesilo, Herdis Herdiansyah

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Abstract

Changing people's behavior is the main thing in household waste management. This paper examines people's behavior and the factors that influence behavior change in household waste management in their homes. The research was conducted by conducting a study of household waste management in Bekasi City, West Java Province, Indonesia, because it has heterogeneous community characteristics and a city with the most enormous waste generation in the world. Research focuses on indicators that include the perception, participation and acceptability of the community to influence people's behavior in managing household waste in their homes. This study examined 548 members of the waste bank using a questionnaire to determine community behavior in household waste management. Based on the research results, it is known that the perception, participation and acceptability of the community are correlated with the quality of household waste management. Furthermore, community behavior changes can be carried out by increasing community perceptions, participation, and acceptability in household waste management.

Original languageEnglish
Article number012071
JournalIOP Conference Series: Earth and Environmental Science
Volume716
Issue number1
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 1 Apr 2021
Event1st Journal of Environmental Science and Sustainable Development Symposium, JESSD 2020 - Jakarta, Virtual, Indonesia
Duration: 28 Sep 202030 Sep 2020

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