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Reduce reuse recycle practice in solid waste management for academic environment

Sipan, Ibrahim @ Atan and Sapri, Maimunah and Abdullah, Shahabudin and Azimi Jibril, Jibril (2014) Reduce reuse recycle practice in solid waste management for academic environment. Recent Trends in Social and Behaviour Sciences - Proceedings of the 2nd International Congress on Interdisciplinary Behavior and Social Sciences 2013, ICIBSoS 2013 . pp. 17-21.

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Official URL: http://dx.doi.org/10.1201/b16658-5


Academic environment were meant to promote the state-of-the-art of students performance and wellbeing, through the development of proper channel of awareness, it is expected to promote a positive attitude towards practice of the said 3R's (Reduce Reuse and Recycle) program within academic environment. The survey employed a quantitative research design using questionnaires involving 470 respondents (n=470) from Universiti Teknologi Malaysia (UTM). Data were analysed using descriptive analysis and One-Way analysis of variance (ANOVA). The findings shows that, respondent's level of awareness toward 3R's practice is very low, there are a significant relationships between reduce, reuse and recycle. Therefore, 3R's practice awareness and newcampaign strategies should be enforced across the academic environments to achieve thewaste minimization, reduce risk of social life and achieve a waste free academic environment.

Item Type:Article
Uncontrolled Keywords:academic environment, awareness
Subjects:H Social Sciences > HD Industries. Land use. Labor
Divisions:Geoinformation and Real Estate
ID Code:62417
Deposited By: Widya Wahid
Deposited On:14 Jun 2017 09:24
Last Modified:14 Jun 2017 09:24

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