Waste Bank Application in Jelegong Village, Bandung District, Indonesia

2019 International journal of recent technology and engineering  
Jelegong Village is located on the banks of the Citarum River. This river has a high level of pollution caused by industrial and domestic waste. Garbage from Jelegong Village has the potential to pollute the Citarum River both directly and indirectly. The waste bank, a disaggregated waste trading place, is one of the technologies that can help to overcome the waste problem in the Hamlet 03 Jelegong Village. Before the waste bank is operated it is necessary to know the readiness of the community
more » ... to operate it. This study aims to analyze the readiness of the people of the Hamlet 03 Jelegong Village towards the operation of the garbage bank using the KAP (Knowledge, Attitude, Practice) survey method. The questionnaire was distributed to 80 respondents to determine the level of knowledge, attitudes and daily behavior. Based on the results of the study it was found that the community of the Hamlet 03 Jelegong Village has a high level of knowledge (85%), a positive attitude (51.25%), and good behavior (54.55%). Based on the results of this analysis it can be concluded that the community RW 03 Jelegong Village is ready to operate the waste bank. Some recommendations were pointed out for the waste bank of the Hamlet 03 Desa Jelegong which focuses on increasing people's motivation to trade their waste at the waste bank.
doi:10.35940/ijrte.d8117.118419 fatcat:qr3r7z2worb4fhdtdvvlu4fz3a