The Study of Domestic Waste Collection at Samarahan, Sarawak, Malaysia

Sulzakimin Hj Mohamed


At present, public or community perception of local authority performance on waste collection is poor because of the environmental impact and visibility of waste. Therefore, a systematic way of collecting waste must be an important agenda for any local authority. This paper aims to identify the principles of waste management being used and to make recommendations for improving waste management in Samarahan Area. Quantitative method is the approach to archieve the objectives. Quantitative method which is survey question was designed to the public community area Samarahan. This study is interested in knowing the “what”, “why” and “how” issues related to these related subjects. Surveys operate on the basis of statistical sampling, where it surveyed through questionnaires. Then SPSS is used to analyze the data obtained from the questionnaire survey. Type of analysis used are frequency, descriptive as well as cross tabulation. Furthermore a part from that, this study can help the Local Authority and community to improve the waste management and reduce the issues of domestic waste in Samarahan, Sarawak, Malaysia. 

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