Waste disposal and recycling practices in educational institutions

Lee, Shirley Shiat Ai. (2006) Waste disposal and recycling practices in educational institutions. Masters thesis, Faculty of Resources Science & Technology.

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Abstract

Every year, large quantities of waste of wastes are generated, varies from industrial wastes to institutional wastes. The waste creates environmental problems in many kids. The scenario accessed from the study shows the rate of waste generated per capita per day (recess time) was at 60 g with the highest amount waste recorded was dominated by plastic bags. They recycling rate is at moderate level as many aware of the recycling concept regardless of their location or education level. Study also showed that the recycling rate in rural schools were higher than urban schools.

Item Type: Thesis (Masters)
Additional Information: Thesis (M.Sc.) - Universiti Malaysia Sarawak, 2006.
Uncontrolled Keywords: Environmental sciences, case studies, Environmental education.unimas, university, universiti, Borneo, Malaysia, Sarawak, Kuching, Samarahan, ipta, education, Postgraduate, research, Universiti Malaysia Sarawak
Subjects: H Social Sciences > HT Communities. Classes. Races
Divisions: Academic Faculties, Institutes and Centres > Faculty of Resource Science and Technology
Depositing User: Saman
Date Deposited: 26 Jul 2016 01:24
Last Modified: 26 Jul 2016 01:24
URI: http://ir.unimas.my/id/eprint/12690

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