Environmental Engineering
1. Hydro-mechanical behavior of two clayey soils in presence of household waste leachates

H. F. Yonli; B. François; D. Y.K. Toguyeni; A. Pantet

Articles in Press, Accepted Manuscript, Available Online from 06 September 2021

http://dx.doi.org/10.22034/GJESM.2022.02.01

Abstract
  BACKGROUND AND OBJECTIVESIn landfills, containment is provided by natural or artificial clayey materials known for their low permeability and for their pollutant retention capacity. However, the properties of these media are modified by leachates, whose migration they are supposed to limit. This study ...  Read More

Environmental Engineering
2. Community empowerment of waste management in the urban environment: More attention on waste issues through formal and informal educations

A. Brotosusilo; D. Utari; H. A. Negoro; A. Firdaus; R. A. Velentina

Articles in Press, Accepted Manuscript, Available Online from 29 September 2021

http://dx.doi.org/10.22034/GJESM.2022.02.04

Abstract
  BACKGROUND AND OBJECTIVES: Indonesia's economic growth is estimated to be driven by high levels of consumption which lead to large amounts of waste. Education is required to raise environmental awareness among the population as it is one of the ways to overcome the waste issue, especially in ...  Read More

Environmental Engineering
3. Converting the cigarette butts into valuable products using the pyrolysis process

M. Hazbehiean; N. Mokhtarian; A. Hallajisani

Volume 8, Issue 1 , Winter 2022, , Pages 133-150

http://dx.doi.org/10.22034/gjesm.2022.01.10

Abstract
  More than 5.5 trillion cigarettes are manufactured, and approximately 4.5 trillion cigarette butts are being scattered across the globe per year. These cigarette butts are considered as one of the most hazardous wastes and environmental threats in the world. Thermochemical techniques can be used to turn ...  Read More

Environmental Engineering
4. Resident-based learning model for sustainable resident participation in municipal solid waste management program

A. Ghazali; J. H. Tjakraatmadja; . Sunarti; E.Y.D. Pratiwi

Volume 7, Issue 4 , Autumn 2021, , Pages 599-624

http://dx.doi.org/10.22034/GJESM.2021.04.08

Abstract
  BACKGROUND AND OBJECTIVES: Encouraging resident participation in the Municipal Solid Waste Management system still becomes a challenge for cities in developing countries. Previous studies showed that existing education strategies ineffective and insufficient to change resident behavior sustainably. Therefore, ...  Read More

Environmental Engineering
5. Characteristics and combustion kinetics of fuel pellets composed of waste of polyethylene terephthalate and biomass

K. Manatura; U. Samaksaman

Volume 7, Issue 4 , Autumn 2021, , Pages 625-642

http://dx.doi.org/10.22034/GJESM.2021.04.09

Abstract
  BACKGROUND AND OBJECTIVES: The needs of fuel pellets from varied feed stocks have opened up opportunities and challenges for pellets production from non-woody biomass. Wastes of plastic recycling and wood sawing contained a high potential for energy source and suited for pelletizing as a solid fuel. METHODS: ...  Read More

Environmental Engineering
6. Empowerment key factors in shaping women's awareness of household waste management

D. Asteria; J. T. Haryanto

Volume 7, Issue 3 , Summer 2021, , Pages 317-330

http://dx.doi.org/10.22034/GJESM.2021.03.01

Abstract
  BACKGROUND AND OBJECTIVES: Empowering activities is the key in building awareness and individual capacity of household waste management, especially for women as the main actors. This study aimed to explore empowering activities as the key factor in shaping women's awareness of household waste management.METHODS:This ...  Read More

Environmental Engineering
7. Promising approach for composting disposable diapers enhanced by Cyanobacteria

D. I. Kusumawati; S. Mangkoedihardjo

Volume 7, Issue 3 , Summer 2021, , Pages 439-456

http://dx.doi.org/10.22034/GJESM.2021.03.08

Abstract
  Disposable diapers have become a complicated matter due to the risk generation to the environment and human health. This study presents a description of disposable diapers characteristics and the success-proven methods used to handle this waste. In many developing countries where an inadequate waste ...  Read More

Environmental Engineering
8. Solid waste management system for small island developing states

J. G. Weekes; J. C. Musa Wasil; K. Malave Llamas; C. Morales Agrinzoni

Volume 7, Issue 2 , Spring 2021, , Pages 259-272

http://dx.doi.org/10.22034/gjesm.2021.02.08

Abstract
  BACKGROUND AND OBJECTIVES: Solid waste management which entails the generation, storage, collection, transportation, processing, treatment and disposal of waste products is regarded as a challenge to many countries worldwide. The focus and methods vary in all territories given the wide range of factors ...  Read More

Environmental Engineering
9. Increasing resident participation in waste management through intrinsic factors cultivation

. Sunarti; J.H. Tjakraatmadja; A. Ghazali; B. Rahardyan

Volume 7, Issue 2 , Spring 2021, , Pages 287-316

http://dx.doi.org/10.22034/gjesm.2021.02.10

Abstract
  BACKGROUND AND OBJECTIVES:  Resident participation in waste management is essential to overcome waste problems effectively. In many developing countries, the local government has been struggling to encourage resident involvement in the waste management process, but the participation rate is still ...  Read More

Environmental Engineering
10. Calorific and greenhouse gas emission in municipal solid waste treatment using biodrying

B. Zaman; W. Oktiawan; M. Hadiwidodo; E. Sutrisno; P. Purwono

Volume 7, Issue 1 , Winter 2021, , Pages 33-46

http://dx.doi.org/10.22034/gjesm.2021.01.03

Abstract
  BACKGROUND AND OBJECTIVES: Urban intensity and activities produce a large amount of biodegradable municipal solid waste. Therefore, biodrying processing was adopted to ensure the conversion into Refuse Derived Fuel and greenhouse gases.METHODS: This study was performed at a greenhouse, using six biodrying ...  Read More

Environmental Engineering
11. Willingness of end users to pay for e-waste recycling

H.T.T. Nguyen; C.-H. Lee; R.-J. Hung

Volume 7, Issue 1 , Winter 2021, , Pages 47-58

http://dx.doi.org/10.22034/gjesm.2021.01.04

Abstract
  BACKGROUND AND OBJECTIVES: The sheer volume of electrical and electronic waste (e-waste) has presently been generated in Vietnam, posing a growing concern regarding its impact can have on the environment and human health. Therefore, the need for developing policies and regulations towards the environmentally ...  Read More

Environmental Engineering
12. Palm oil plantation waste handling by smallholder and the correlation with the land fire

H. Herdiansyah; E. Frimawaty

Volume 7, Issue 1 , Winter 2021, , Pages 89-102

http://dx.doi.org/10.22034/gjesm.2021.01.07

Abstract
  BACKGROUND AND OBJECTIVES: From August to October 2019, several provinces in Sumatra and Kalimantan had faced severe forest fires, causing thousands of citizens to suffer respiratory disorders. This study aims to assess waste handling in palm oil plantation manage by smallholders and the correlation ...  Read More

Environmental Engineering
13. Solid waste management beliefs and practices in rural households towards sustainable development and pro-environmental citizenship

M.R. Limon; J.P.C. Vallente; N.C.T. Corales

Volume 6, Issue 4 , Autumn 2020, , Pages 441-456

http://dx.doi.org/10.22034/gjesm.2020.04.02

Abstract
  This study examined the waste management beliefs and practices of selected households in a Philippine rural municipality.  The sample used for this study involved rural families comprising of 332 households, which was drawn from the population using multistage cluster unequal allocation sampling ...  Read More

Environmental Engineering
14. Statistical analysis and characteristics of hospital medical waste under novel Coronavirus outbreak

H.A. Abu-Qdais; M.A. Al-Ghazo; E.M. Al-Ghazo

Volume 6, Special Issue (Covid-19) , 2020, , Pages 21-30

http://dx.doi.org/10.22034/GJESM.2019.06.SI.03

Abstract
  One of thesources of infection as a result of coronavirus disease treatment is the medical waste generated during the health care activities. Since the registration of the first infected case of coronavirus in Jordan the daily number of patients fluctuated from as low as zero to as high as 40 with a ...  Read More

Environmental Engineering
15. Impact of COVID-19 on the qualitative and quantitative aspect of household solid waste

O. Ouhsine; A. Ouigmane; El. Layati; B. Aba; R. Isaifan; M. Berkani

Volume 6, Special Issue (Covid-19) , 2020, , Pages 41-52

http://dx.doi.org/10.22034/GJESM.2019.06.SI.05

Abstract
  Houshold waste is the residue generated daily by people as a result of consuming goods and services. The qualitative and quantitative aspects depend on the lifestyle and standard of living of citizens. Hence a change in habits, following an economic or health crisis, can influence the production of waste ...  Read More

Environmental Engineering
16. Knowledge, attitudes and practices on household food waste: Bases for formulation of a recycling system

M.R. Limon; C.B.J. Villarino

Volume 6, Issue 3 , Summer 2020, , Pages 323-340

http://dx.doi.org/10.22034/gjesm.2020.03.04

Abstract
  This study assessed the knowledge, attitudes and practices on food waste of selected households in the northern province of the Philippines. The results of the assessment were used as bases for formulation of a recycling system. A total of one hundred rural households were selected using stratified equal ...  Read More

Environmental Engineering
17. The level of individual participation of community in implementing effective solid waste management policies

A. Brotosusilo; S.H. Nabila; H.A. Negoro; D. Utari

Volume 6, Issue 3 , Summer 2020, , Pages 341-354

http://dx.doi.org/10.22034/gjesm.2020.03.05

Abstract
  It is crucial to achieve effective solid waste management involving not only formal/government agencies, but also individual/informal/voluntary actions in order to create a healthy environment. This study conducted to unveil the factors that increase individuals’ community participation in solid ...  Read More

Environmental Engineering
18. Underlying factors behind the low participation rate in electronic waste recycling

R. Siringo; H. Herdiansyah; R.D. Kusumastuti

Volume 6, Issue 2 , Spring 2020, , Pages 203-214

http://dx.doi.org/10.22034/gjesm.2020.02.06

Abstract
  This study aims to understand influential factors for Jakarta’s residents to participate in a formal electronic waste recycling programme. It questions the efficacy of providing facilities to collect electronic waste despite the lack of legislated regulations or policies. Using the goal-framing ...  Read More

Environmental Engineering
19. Forecast generation model of municipal solid waste using multiple linear regression

J.A. Araiza-Aguilar; M.N. Rojas-Valencia; R.A. Aguilar-Vera

Volume 6, Issue 1 , Winter 2020, , Pages 1-14

http://dx.doi.org/10.22034/GJESM.2020.01.01

Abstract
  The objective of this study was to develop a forecast model to determine the rate of generation of municipal solid waste in the municipalities of the Cuenca del Cañón del Sumidero, Chiapas, Mexico. Multiple linear regression was used with social and demographic explanatory variables. The ...  Read More

Environmental Engineering
20. Microplastics in water, sediment and salts from traditional salt producing ponds

A. Tahir; P. Taba; M.F. Samawi; S. Werorilangi

Volume 5, Issue 4 , Autumn 2019, , Pages 431-440

http://dx.doi.org/10.22034/GJESM.2019.04.03

Abstract
  Plastic pollution has universally known accumulated in all environment compartments and accelerating threat to the sustainability of earth. Field survey to examine the occurrence of microplastics in ancient sea water evaporation technology of ponds at Pallengu-Jeneponto, was conducted. From this sea ...  Read More

Environmental Engineering
21. The strategy of sustainable development and waste management: Case study: Commercial power industry

S. Łęgowik-Świącik

Volume 5, Special Issue , 2019, , Pages 33-40

http://dx.doi.org/10.22034/gjesm.2019.05.SI.04

Abstract
  In this study, the relationships between two variables: the strategy of sustainable development and the efficiency of waste management in the commercial power industry company have been subjected to discussion. The basis for the explanation of the aforementioned relationships is the assumption that the ...  Read More

Environmental Engineering
22. Composition of plastic waste discarded by households and its management approaches

B. Gwada; G. Ogendi; S.M. Makindi; S. Trott

Volume 5, Issue 1 , Winter 2019, , Pages 83-94

http://dx.doi.org/10.22034/gjesm.2019.01.07

Abstract
  Among the emerging environmental issues within Sub-Saharan Africa is the haphazard disposal of plastic waste, some of which end up downstream in the marine environment leading to negative effects. Notably there have been cases of humpback whales getting entangled in ‘ghost’ fishing nets, ...  Read More

Environmental Engineering
23. Estimation of landfill gas generation in a municipal solid waste disposal site by LandGEM mathematical model

S.S. Hosseini; K. Yaghmaeian; N. Yousefi; A.H. Mahvi

Volume 4, Issue 4 , Autumn 2018, , Pages 493-506

http://dx.doi.org/10.22034/gjesm.2018.04.009

Abstract
  Anaerobic decomposition of organic compounds in landfills is responsible for generation of greenhouse gases. The present study aimed to determine the total gas and methane emission from a landfill located in Hamedan (west of Iran) from 2011 to 2030. LandGEM 3.02 model was used to estimate the gas emission ...  Read More

Environmental Engineering
24. Suitability assessment for handling methods of municipal solid waste

B. Seng; T. Fujiwara; B. Seng

Volume 4, Issue 2 , Spring 2018, , Pages 113-126

http://dx.doi.org/10.22034/gjesm.2018.04.02.001

Abstract
  Solid waste management is challenging in Phnom Penh city, Capital of Cambodia. The only one formal treatment taken is the final disposal of mixed waste into an open dumpsite. The current study analyses the physical and chemical characteristics of municipal solid waste disposed of in the dumpsite to assess ...  Read More

Environmental Engineering
25. Urban solid waste characterization in the east part of Black Sea region

K.O. Demirarslan; B.Y. Çelik

Volume 4, Issue 2 , Spring 2018, , Pages 167-182

http://dx.doi.org/10.22034/gjesm.2018.04.02.005

Abstract
  In the current study, the solid waste characterisation that belongs to Artvin city centre, which is located in East Black Sea Region of Turkey, were searched. The study has the feature of being the first study for the country of Artvin in terms of study. The field of study is composed of 7 neighborhoods ...  Read More