Human Behaviours on Domestic Waste Recycling Practice among Urban Households

Authors

  • Hamizah Yakob Centre of Studies for Town and Regional, Faculty of Architecture, Planning and Surveying, 42300, UiTM Puncak Alam, Selangor, Malaysia
  • Rif’ah Afiqah Abd Rauf Centre of Postgraduate Studies, Faculty of Architecture, Planning and Surveying, 40450, UiTM Shah Alam, Selangor, Malaysia
  • Yusfida Ayu Abdullah Centre of Studies for Town and Regional, Faculty of Architecture, Planning and Surveying, 42300, UiTM Puncak Alam, Selangor, Malaysia
  • Alaa Ahmed Badawi Green Space Architects, Khalil Hamada, Sidi Bisher, Al Montazah Region, Alexandria, Egypt

DOI:

https://doi.org/10.21834/ajebs.v5i17.373

Keywords:

Human Behaviour; Domestic Waste Recycling; Waste Generation; Urban Households.

Abstract

The propagation of household recycling is undeniable and thorough. Recycling behaviour among households in urban areas and Malaysia has, however, received less attention. Therefore, the purpose of this preliminary study is to outline the influence that household behaviour is motivated through waste recycling. The survey carried out in six (6) suburbs of Shah Alam using a convenient sampling method to perform a site inventory and questionnaire survey. The findings are affected by the influences of recycling and individual activities representing their contribution to recycling domestic waste.

Keywords: Human Behaviour; Domestic Waste Recycling; Waste Generation; Urban Households.

eISSN  2514-751X © 2020 The Authors. Published for AMER ABRA cE-Bs by e-International Publishing House, Ltd., UK. This is an open access article under the CC BY-NC-ND license (http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-nd/4.0/). Peer–review under responsibility of AMER (Association of Malaysian Environment-Behaviour Researchers), ABRA (Association of Behavioural Researchers on Asians / Africans / Arabians) and cE-Bs (Centre for Environment-Behaviour Studies), Faculty of Architecture, Planning & Surveying, Universiti Teknologi MARA, Malaysia.

DOI: https://doi.org/10.21834/ajebs.v5i17.373

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Published

2021-04-24

How to Cite

Yakob , H. ., Abd Rauf , R. A. ., Abdullah , Y. A. ., & Ahmed Badawi , A. . (2021). Human Behaviours on Domestic Waste Recycling Practice among Urban Households. Asian Journal of Environment-Behaviour Studies, 5(17), 15-31. https://doi.org/10.21834/ajebs.v5i17.373

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