Challenges and strategies of carrying out solid waste management services in Kampung Tabuan Melayu, Kuching, Sarawak

Lee, Sarius Kim Lye (2012) Challenges and strategies of carrying out solid waste management services in Kampung Tabuan Melayu, Kuching, Sarawak. Masters thesis, Universiti Malaysia Sarawak, (UNIMAS).

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Abstract

This study aims t.o evaluate strategies and challenges in carrying .out the s.olid waste management services in Kampung Tabuan Melayu, Kuching, Sarawak, Malaysia. Specifically, the strategies and challenges are expl.ored fr.om the s.ocial, p.olitical, technical, ec.on.omic and instituti.onal perspectiv~ The .objective .of this study is t.o determine h.ow these s.ocial, political, technical, ec.on.omic and instituti.onal fact.ors play their roles t.owards contributing t.o achieving an integrated s.olid waste management system particularly in Kampung Tabuan Melayu, Kuching, Sarawak. In this study, a t.otal number .of 100 h.ouseh.olds wh.o are currently residing within the vicinity .of Kampung Tabuan Melayu, Kuching, Sarawak had been ch.osen rand.omly as resp.ondents and interviewed face-t.o-face in May 2012 using a structured questi.onnaire t.o find .out their perceptions .on s.olid waste management services based .on the five aspects. The resp.ondents are primarily residents wh.om are faced with accessibility f.or establishment.of h.ouse t.o h.ouse s.olid waste c.ollecti.on services. The findings .of this study sh.ow that p.olitical, technical and s.ocial fact.ors with regards t.o s.olid waste management system in Kampung Tabuan Melayu have a significant influence. The results .of the analysis als.o reveal that political fact.or which can bring ab.out infrastructural changes appears t.o play the m.ost crucial r.ole in c.ontributing t.owards an effective and successful s.olid waste management system. Thus, t.o effectively devise a successful s.ofid waste management system in Kampung Tabuan Melayu, p.olicy .or the related auth.orities need t.o take int.o c.onsiderati.on infrastructural impeding fact.or t.o supp.ort an efficient and effective s.olid waste c.ollecti.on system t.o the c.ommunity.

Item Type: Thesis (Masters)
Additional Information: Thesis (M.Sc.) -- Universiti Malaysia Sarawak, 2012.
Uncontrolled Keywords: solid waste management, services, Kampung Tabuan Melayu, Factory and trade waste, unimas, university, universiti, Borneo, Malaysia, Sarawak, Kuching, Samarahan, ipta, education, Postgraduate, research, Universiti Malaysia Sarawak
Subjects: G Geography. Anthropology. Recreation > GE Environmental Sciences
Divisions: Academic Faculties, Institutes and Centres > Faculty of Social Sciences
Depositing User: Karen Kornalius
Date Deposited: 17 Aug 2016 19:55
Last Modified: 17 Aug 2016 19:55
URI: http://ir.unimas.my/id/eprint/13055

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