Environmental Engineering
1. 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. ...  Read More

Environmental Engineering
2. 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
3. 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
4. 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
5. 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
6. 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
7. 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
8. 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
9. 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
10. 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 Management
11. 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
12. 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
13. 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
14. 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
15. 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
16. 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
17. 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
18. 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
19. 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
20. 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

Environmental Engineering
21. Application of DEA technique in SWOT analysis of oily sludge management using fuzzy data

H. Borgheipour; Z. Moghaddas; M. Abbassi; N. Abbaszadeh Tehrani

Volume 4, Issue 2 , Spring 2018, , Pages 183-194

http://dx.doi.org/10.22034/gjesm.2018.04.02.006

Abstract
  The proper management of oily sludge from petroleum products storage tanks is necessary because inappropriate methods for dredging of tanks may result in high costs and increased environmental pollution. The purpose of the current study is to rank the strategies outlined by strengths, weaknesses, opportunities ...  Read More

Environmental Engineering
22. Analyzing solid waste management practices for the hotel industry

S.T. Pham Phu; M.G. Hoang; T. Fujiwara

Volume 4, Issue 1 , Winter 2018, , Pages 19-30

http://dx.doi.org/10.22034/gjesm.2018.04.01.003

Abstract
  The current study aims to analyze waste characteristics and management practices of the hotel industry in Hoi An, a tourism city in the center of Vietnam. Solid wastes from 120 hotels were sampled, the face-to-face interviews were conducted, and statistical methods were carried out to analyze the data. ...  Read More

Environmental Engineering
23. Predicting waste generation using Bayesian model averaging

M.G. Hoang; T. Fujiwara; S.T. Pham Phu; K.T. Nguyen Thi

Volume 3, Issue 4 , Autumn 2017, , Pages 385-402

http://dx.doi.org/10.22034/gjesm.2017.03.04.005

Abstract
  A prognosis model has been developed for solid waste generation from households in Hoi An City, a famous tourist city in Viet Nam. Waste sampling, followed by a questionnaire survey, was carried out to gather data. The Bayesian model average method was used to identify factors significantly associated ...  Read More

Environmental Engineering
24. Factors affecting the rural domestic waste generation

A.R. Darban Astane; M. Hajilo

Volume 3, Issue 4 , Autumn 2017, , Pages 417-426

http://dx.doi.org/10.22034/gjesm.2017.03.04.007

Abstract
  The current study was carried out to evaluate the quantity and quality of rural domestic waste generation and to identify the factors affecting it in rural areas of Khodabandeh county in Zanjan Province, Iran. Waste samplings consisted of 318 rural households in 11 villages. In order to evaluate the ...  Read More

Environmental Engineering
25. Households willingness to pay for improved solid waste management

S. Akhtar; A.S. Ahmad; M.I. Qureshi; S. Shahraz

Volume 3, Issue 2 , Spring 2017, , Pages 143-152

http://dx.doi.org/10.22034/gjesm.2017.03.02.003

Abstract
  Waste is a byproduct of human life. Nowadays, municipal solid waste is being produced in excessive amounts and in this way, both developing and developed countries are facing challenges regarding generation of waste. Economic development, urbanization and improved living standards in cities have contributed ...  Read More