MUNICIPAL SOLID WASTE MANAGEMENT IN INDONESIA: STATUS AND THE STRATEGIC ACTIONS

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In Indonesia, municipal solid waste (MSW) is becoming increasing complex due to variety of reasons like the increasing quantity of MSW, rising public awareness and municipal administration policies in different cities and surrounding regencies. After the landslide accident at Bandung city disposal site, most of related agencies are trying their level best to improve the situation. Against this backdrop, this paper attempts to analyze the present system of MSW addressing variety of aspects such as quantity and composition of MSW being generated, operational management, legal system as well as financial aspect. The systematic assessment has revealed the problem like lack of legal framework, low coverage, improper waste storage, less encouragement for composting, and lack of proper disposal practices. Finally, an action plan is presenting suggestion for immediate and future addressing the issues like the operational management, institutional, financial aspect, public participation & environmental education.

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  • 岡山大学環境理工学部研究報告

    岡山大学環境理工学部研究報告 12(1), 41-49, 2007-03-15

    岡山大学環境理工学部

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