Public Acceptance towards Waste Separation at Household Level
The successful of waste separation at source depends on the willingness and good practices among the residents. The participation rate of waste separation in Malaysia is low and there is an urgency to foster waste separation practice among the household. Considering that, the Separation at Source Initiative (SSI) under Solid Waste and Public Cleansing Management Act 2007 (Act 672), effective on September 2015 mandatory require the resident to separate waste in their dwelling, but the SSI still received resistance from the households. A careful investigation of the factors that affecting and prohibit the waste separation practice at source should be conducted; this required further investigation on multiple acceptance dimension including; social behavior, culture, and policy change. This paper explains the rationale to investigate the multiple factor that affecting the acceptance dimensions for fostering waste separation practice among the household.
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