PENGELOLAAN SAMPAH DI KOTA SEMARANG UNTUK MENUJU KOTA BERSIH

Hariyanto Hariyanto

Abstract

This study aimed to: 1) determine how much waste volume which resulted by the
Semarang City residents, 2) determine waste management of Semarang City in
order to seize title the cleanest city. The method used was descriptive
quantitative. Population of this study was 70 families (household) which taken by
purposive random sampling. The results of this research showed that waste
volume resulted was 1000-1500 tonnes per day, with 8-12% increasement per
year. Waste volume was affected by the number of members from each household,
economic level, and type of activity. 61.2% was organic waste and the rest was
non-organic waste. The waste management conducted by transported to landfill
(31%), burned or dumped (53%), disposed to river or sewer (15%), and
composted (1.5%). The community considered that waste problem is
government's business, not communitys business. The waste management
approach was focused to after waste produced and not been directed to decrease
waste volume before produced.

Keywords

garbage, Semarang City

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