Implementation of cleaner production in small industry of Amplang crackers in Ketapang district of West Borneo

  • S Wardiyatun Master Program of Environmental Science, School of Postgraduate Studies, Diponegoro University, Semarang - Indonesia
  • Purwanto Purwanto Department of Environmental Science, School of Postgraduate Studies, Diponegoro University, Semarang - Indonesia

Abstract

Implementation of cleaner production in small industry of amplang crackers can prevent or reduce negative impact to the environment due to the lack of Non Products Output (NPO) or waste generation from production process. The purpose of this research is to know the cleaner production opportunity that can be applied in small industry of crackers amplang "Mega Bersaudara" in Ketapang district of West Borneo and to analyzing the advantages gained from the application of cleaner production opportunity. This research is a descriptive research with observation, measurement and interview method. The results show that the implementation of cleaner production can provide positive economic benefits in the form of production cost savings and increased profits obtained within a year by reusing NPO into new products worth selling. Benefits from the environmental side in the form of reduction of liquid waste generation and solid waste from crackers amplang production process so as to prevent environmental contamination.

Published
2018-06-30