MUNICIPAL SOLID WASTE MANAGEMENT OVER FOUR SEASONS TO REDUCE MUNICIPAL SOLID WASTE GENERATION IN AL-KHUMS CITY LIBYA OPEN DUMP SITE

ALHDERI, Naser Ali Ahmed and Purwanto, Purwanto and Sunoko, Henna Rya (2015) MUNICIPAL SOLID WASTE MANAGEMENT OVER FOUR SEASONS TO REDUCE MUNICIPAL SOLID WASTE GENERATION IN AL-KHUMS CITY LIBYA OPEN DUMP SITE. PhD thesis, Program of Postgraduate.

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Abstract

Municipal Solid Waste has become a crucial environmental issue in the developing countries within the blossoms of the national economy. In the developing countries, with cultural transitions and economic focused development, there are many uncounted non economical risks that actually happen such as waste problems. The government of Libya has established regulations to manage the environmental practices and procedure to protect the Libyan environment from the degradations of its quality. These regulations are implemented step by step by adopting scientific approaches to the MSW system consists of waste collections and waste transportations to the landfill. This dissertation investigates the MSW related behaviors in Al Khums city, Libya, along with the impact of MSW regulations, harmful effects of MSW system and MSW behavior, impact of the seasons, and the governing acts to the impact of seasons on MSW. The method of this dissertation has been assessed in five different types of environment and four seasons by qualitative questionnaires and calculated by SPSS, and Exeal program The result shows that there is awareness on MSW in Al Khums city and the residents show good MSW related behavior for there are only few associative significance among conditional and behavioral variables was found. The regulations have degrees of impacts on shaping MSW related behavior in the society. The harmful effects of wastes were found in the workers who experienced impacts of waste. These workers, with their maximum intensity on their contacts with the waste, experienced impacts of waste to their health. Amount of waste also became problem in the households, schools, and restaurants environments. These problems could be handled by providing an MSW specific system and workers to these special environments. The impact of the seasons . It had been found that the seasons had impacts on the container problems and waste collections in households and schools. And these problems should be managed by providing specific recycling system and disposal system such as compostion and underground combustion machines to the area with highest amount of waste and hiring more MSW worker and raise their salary to achieve the best MSW performance. Keywords : Environmental policy, Municipal Solid Waste, community behaviors, environmental conditions, seasons, Al Khums city

Item Type:Thesis (PhD)
Subjects:T Technology > TD Environmental technology. Sanitary engineering
Divisions:School of Postgraduate > Doctor Program in Environmental Science
ID Code:66342
Deposited By:Mrs Ekana Perpus Pasca
Deposited On:09 Nov 2018 15:16
Last Modified:09 Nov 2018 15:16

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