Environmental Management
Enhancing sustainable solid waste management through separate source collection

O. Arabiyat; J.T. Al-Bakri; F. Kölsch; S. Al-Omari; H. Aladwan

Articles in Press, Accepted Manuscript, Available Online from 26 January 2024

https://doi.org/10.22034/gjesm.2024.03.02*

Abstract
  BACKGROUND AND OBJECTIVES: Municipal solid waste emerges as a pressing concern for environmental management and sustainability, particularly in urban areas with high rates of population growth and limited infrastructure. This study aims to assess the outputs and benefits of a separate source collection ...  Read More

Environmental Management
Evaluation of municipal waste collection performance using operational data

G.M. Hoang; H.T.T. Ha; N.T.L. Le; N.D. Toan

Volume 10, Issue 1 , January 2024, , Pages 69-82

https://doi.org/10.22034/gjesm.2024.01.06

Abstract
  BACKGROUND AND OBJECTIVES: Developing countries'' governments face challenges in municipal solid waste collection, such as rapidly increased volume of waste, physical and social obstacles to collection routes, or funding shortages. The lack of practical evaluation of the waste collection performance ...  Read More

Environmental Management
Effects of effluent recirculation on two-stage anaerobic digestion in treatment of biodegradable municipal solid waste

P.V. Dinh; T. Fujiwara; A.N. Peni; C.K. Tran

Volume 9, Special Issue (Eco-Friendly Sustainable Management) , November 2023, , Pages 35-46

https://doi.org/10.22034/GJESM.2023.09.SI.03

Abstract
  BACKGROUND AND OBJECTIVES: Advantages such as high stability and high biogas production when recirculating the effluent stream in two-stage anaerobic digestion systems have been demonstrated on a variety of substrates, but there is limited information regarding the use of this practice on organic municipal ...  Read More

Environmental Management
Environmental impact technology for life cycle assessment in municipal solid waste management

M.A. Budihardjo; I.B. Priyambada; A. Chegenizadeh; S. Al Qadar; A.S. Puspita

Volume 9, Special Issue (Eco-Friendly Sustainable Management) , November 2023, , Pages 145-172

https://doi.org/10.22034/GJESM.2023.09.SI.10

Abstract
  Municipal solid waste management has evolved from direct disposal to recycling and resource recovery, driven by sustainability. Life cycle assessment has played a crucial role in analyzing the environmental implications of different waste management strategies and selecting the most ecologically feasible ...  Read More

Environmental Management
The impact of fruit and vegetable waste on economic loss estimation

B. Parsafar; M. Ahmadi; Gh.R. Jahed Khaniki; N. Shariatifar; A. Rahimi Foroushani

Volume 9, Issue 4 , October 2023, , Pages 871-884

https://doi.org/10.22034/gjesm.2023.04.14

Abstract
  BACKGROUND AND OBJECTIVES: Receiving nutrients from fruits and vegetables are essential for public health. However, a large amount of waste is produced during producing, supplying, and consuming these fruits and vegetables. Water, fertilizers and pesticides used for the production of agricultural ...  Read More

Environmental Management
Social learning activities to improve community engagement in waste management program

S. Sunarti; R.S.Y. Zebua; J.H. Tjakraatmadja; A. Ghazali; B. Rahardyan; K. Koeswinarno; S. Suradi; N. Nurhayu; R.H.A. Ansyah

Volume 9, Issue 3 , July 2023, , Pages 403-426

https://doi.org/10.22034/gjesm.2023.03.04

Abstract
  BACKGROUND AND OBJECTIVES: Community engagement is crucial to overcome environmental issues, including waste management. Several education-based initiatives have been employed to improve community engagement in waste management programs, but the effects were not satisfied in changing resident behavior ...  Read More

Environmental Management
Municipal solid wastes quantification and model forecasting

Y. M. Teshome; N. G. Habtu; M. B. Molla; M. D. Ulsido

Volume 9, Issue 2 , April 2023, , Pages 227-240

https://doi.org/10.22034/GJESM.2023.02.04

Abstract
  BACKGROUND AND OBJECTIVES: The amount of solid waste produced and its impact on communities and the environment are becoming a global concern. This study aims to assess the amount, composition, and prediction models of solid waste generation in the study area.METHODS: Solid waste data were collected ...  Read More

Environmental Management
Characterization and quantification of solid waste in rural regions

S. Syafrudin; J.M. Masjhoer; M. Maryono

Volume 9, Issue 2 , April 2023, , Pages 337-352

https://doi.org/10.22034/gjesm.2023.02.12

Abstract
  BACKGROUND AND OBJECTIVES: Population growth and economic activity in rural areas are factors driving the waste generation rate. Rural waste management generally still applies conventional patterns and has the potential to damage the environment and threaten human health. Challenges and remedial measures ...  Read More

Environmental Management
Waste processing techniques at the landfill site using the material flow analysis method

B. Ratnawati; M. Yani; S. Suprihatin; H. Hardjomidjojo

Volume 9, Issue 1 , January 2023, , Pages 73-86

https://doi.org/10.22034/gjesm.2023.01.06

Abstract
  BACKGROUND AND OBJECTIVES: Waste remains an issue in tandem with the development of the local community. The quantity of waste that is stockpiled in the landfill impacts the amount of leachate, resulting in emissions and reduced landfill capacity. The main challenge for its management is choosing the ...  Read More

Environmental Management
A bibliometric analysis of the effects of electronic waste on the environment

M. Maphosa; V. Maphosa

Volume 8, Issue 4 , October 2022, , Pages 589-606

https://doi.org/10.22034/GJESM.2022.04.10

Abstract
  The outcome of improper electronic waste management is an environmental and epidemiological catastrophe; therefore, its management has become crucial given the increase in e-waste generation. Global e-waste output eclipsed 52 million metric tonnes in 2020, growing at 3% per annum. The United Nations ...  Read More

Environmental Management
Solid medical waste management practices and awareness in COVID-19 screening stations

S.E. Alzghoul; O.A. Smadi; T. Almomani; M.B. Alzghoul; O.M. Al-Bataineh

Volume 8, Issue 3 , July 2022, , Pages 327-338

https://doi.org/10.22034/gjesm.2022.03.03

Abstract
  BACKGROUND AND OBJECTIVES:During the Coronavirus disease 2019 pandemic, an effective and efficient medical waste management plan is required to prevent disease transmission from the Coronavirus disease 2019 viral solid wastes. Screening stations are critical locations where solid Coronavirus disease ...  Read More

Environmental Management
Hydro-mechanical behavior of two clayey soils in presence of household waste leachates

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

Volume 8, Issue 2 , April 2022, , Pages 169-182

https://doi.org/10.22034/GJESM.2022.02.02

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 Management
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

Volume 8, Issue 2 , April 2022, , Pages 209-224

https://doi.org/10.22034/GJESM.2022.02.05

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 Management
Laboratory analysis to determine the accurate characteristics of urban food waste

A. Charkhestani; D. Yousefi Kebria

Volume 8, Issue 2 , April 2022, , Pages 225-236

https://doi.org/10.22034/GJESM.2022.02.06

Abstract
  BACKGROUND AND OBJECTIVES: Although the characteristics food waste have been well studied, some of the problems associated with result reporting have not been addressed. The related data are usually reported by referring to the global statistics, using the empirical models, and performing the laboratory ...  Read More

Environmental Management
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 , October 2021, , Pages 599-624

https://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 Management
Empowerment key factors in shaping women's awareness of household waste management

D. Asteria; J. T. Haryanto

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

https://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 Management
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 , April 2021, , Pages 259-272

https://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 Management
Increasing resident participation in waste management through intrinsic factors cultivation

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

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

https://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 Management
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 , January 2021, , Pages 33-46

https://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 Management
Willingness of end users to pay for e-waste recycling

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

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

https://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 Management
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 , October 2020, , Pages 441-456

https://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 Management
The strategy of sustainable development and waste management: Case study: Commercial power industry

S. Łęgowik-Świącik

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

https://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