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1 THE DISPOSAL OF RECYCLABLE GARBAGE IN BAYAN LEPAS, PENANG Group 1

2 Background Information  Continues using plastic bag  Lack of knowledge in recycling

3 Background Information “Awareness of recycling among the public and willingness to recycle is high but the lack of Infrastructure and legislative support causes a high level of frustration mixed with Cynicism. The over-reliance on (the same group of) volunteers may leave community Recycling programmes and activities vulnerable to exhaustion and failing momentum. However, household composting efforts being promoted have gained strong acceptance Among the people of Penang.”(P.2) - Penang Economic Monthly, September 2008 Volume 10, Issue 9  “One of Phee’s ideas for a green state is the 100 Steps to Cleanliness programme that will place decorative 3R (Reduce, Reuse and Recycle) bins on the sides of major roads and at tourists spots. These solar- powered decorative bins are fully private-sponsored, and the council collects advertisement revenue from the operator. The main objective of such bins is to act as a constant reminder for people to segregate their waste.” – penangmonthly.com/ideas-and-actions-for-a-green-state/, feature – December 22, 2011

4 Background Information  Notes: “Now days, Many people do not recycle simply because they are unfamiliar with their town's recycling procedures and pick-up times. Studies about how materials need to be prepared (example : boxes cut, labels remove) have led people to abandon recycling altogether. Recycling has been more prevalent in communities where funding was put toward raising community awareness about the specifications of the recycling program.”  Notes: “One of Phee’s thoughts for a green state is the 100 Steps to Cleanliness programme that will locale decorative 3R (Reduce, Reuse and Recycle) bins on the factions of main roads and at tourists spots. These solar-powered decorative bins are fully private-sponsored, and the council accumulates advertisement revenue from the operator. The main goal of such bins is to deed as a steady reminder for people to segregate their waste.”

5 Background Information “Plastic bags are the cause of major environmental concerns. Statistics show that we are consuming more and more plastics every year. It is estimated that an average individual uses around 130 plastic bags per year.” (http://news.bbc.co.uk/1/hi/uk/ stm)http://news.bbc.co.uk/1/hi/uk/ stm “ Most of them go straight to our landfill and a very small percentage of plastic bags are actually recycled. A reduction in our use of plastic bags is essential in solving the environmental problems stemming from them. The most effective way of reducing the amount of plastic litter in the environment is to reduce our consumption. As consumers, we should not wait for our governments to tackle the problem of plastic bags. Change ultimately comes from everyone be it from to law restrictions of our government or from our own volition. Moreover, the most important contribution to such a campaign must come from the consumer. ” - - report of the Berkley task force.

6 Background Information  Notes: “Plastic bags are the cause of main environmental concerns. Statistics display that we are consuming extra and extra plastics every single year. It is approximated that an average individual uses concerning 130 plastic bags each year. “  Notes: “Most of them go straight to our landfill and a extremely tiny percentage of plastic bags are truly recycled. A reduction in our use of plastic bags is vital in resolving the environmental setbacks stemming from them.”  Notes: “The most competent method of cutting the number of plastic litter in the nature is to reduce our consumption. As customers, we ought to not pause for our powers to tackle the setback of plastic bags. Change in the end comes from everyone be it from to regulation limits of our power or from our own volition. Moreover, the most vital contribution to such a crusade have to come from the consumer.”

7 Statement of Problem  The causes of using Plastic Bag  The effect to the environments from the Garbage population  Human Attitude & habits due to Recycling Program

8 Objective  To Recommend solution to the problems of recycling  To identified the causes of environmental issue  Effects of environmental issues

9 Objective  At the moment, many major political parties in the Penang are making policies on waste and recycling. One of the main arguments airs whether or not rubbish bins should be collected weekly or fortnightly. Their idea is that they should collect the rubbish bins every fortnight, rather than every week, and also that recycling bins should be collected every week. This is a good idea in many ways, because if people's bins are not emptied every week, but their recycling bins are it will force more people to recycle. However many people believe that this is just a money saving scheme as tipping the rubbish is extremely expensive. Also many people are concerned about hygiene, if the bins are not emptied and people refuse to recycle then they may dump their rubbish in the street. Another political idea is to measure the weight of the rubbish and charge people accordingly. The government propose that the heavier the rubbish, the more you get charged. This is to encourage people to do more recycling and to get rid of less waste.

10 Objective  Notes: “At the moment, countless main governmental parties in the Penang are making strategies on rubbish and recycling. One of the main arguments airs whether or not rubbish bins ought to be amassed weekly or fortnightly. Their believed is that they ought to amass the rubbish bins every single fortnight, rather than every single week, and additionally that reprocessing bins ought to be amassed every single week. This is a good believed in countless methods, because if people's bins are not emptied every single week, but their reprocessing bins are it will power extra people to recycle. Though countless people trust that this is just a money saving scheme as tipping the rubbish is tremendously expensive. Additionally countless people are distressed concerning hygiene, if the bins are not emptied and people plummet to reprocess next they could dump their rubbish in the street. “  Notes: “Another governmental believed is to compute the heaviness of the rubbish and price people accordingly. The power counsel that the heavier the rubbish, the extra you become charged. This is to enthuse people to do extra reprocessing and to become clear of less rubbish.”

11 Objective  The Overpopulation are hardly solved. Many of us have grown up learning and being told that 6 billion is too much and this "over population" is primarily impacting the planet's ability to cope. But is that really the case? Sure, the planet is facing incredible stress. Studies point to ecological limits to sustain people, but these limits can be different, based on the way we consume resources etc so it is hard to say for sure what over population means let alone if we are at some threshold, below, or above it. - Peach EU forums Addict Posts: 467Joined: 17 Mar 2009, 20:04 Peach

12 Objective  Notes: “The Overpopulation are hardly resolved. Many of us have grown up discovering and being notified that 6 billion is too far and this "over population" is chiefly impacting the planet's skill to cope. But is that truly the case? Sure, the planet is confronting incredible stress. Studies point to ecological limits to uphold people, but these limits can be disparate, established on the method we consume resources etc so it is hard to say for sure what above populace way allow alone if we are at a little threshold, below, or above it.”

13 Research Questions  How serious is the problem of garbage pollution in Bayan Lepas?  What can be done to minimize of solve the problems?  How far the people knows about the important recycling program?

14 Significance of the Studies  To help the environment from the pollution  To prevent the usage of Plastic Bag  To improve human mindset about waste and recycling in community life

15 Significance of The Research  By recycling, the recyclable items can end up being reused into new containers, reducing greenhouse gases and saving landfills time and money. According to Julie Boehlke (2010) “the National Geographic website explains that making changes to our lifestyle helps put money in our pockets and reduces pollution that can deteriorate the earth's ozone layer”. By not using plastic bag, it helps in saving a lot of space that usually gets wasted while making landfills for waste. Also, it can conserve natural resources for our future generations. This will bring a good environment and healthy living for the people in Bayan Lepas.

16 Scope  Plastic waste cases in Bayan Lepas  Disposal & Recycling garbage case in community

17 Scope of The Study  This studies is designed to provide information on environmental issue specifically in waste disposal, usage of plastic bag and the important of recycling. According to Julie Boehlke (2010) “the Green Student U website states that most people produce up to five pounds of trash per day, which can easily add up to around 50 tons of trash per year”. According to the statistics from MPPP (2010) “there are 32 recycling companies in Penang but most of the people are not aware of the companies”. This studies will help to inform the public on the existing of these companies and reduce the problems of waste disposal. The findings of this study will be gathered from questionnaire and observation throughout Bayan Lepas area, which includes some of people in the age of in the restaurants, neighbourhoods and schools area. The results from the survey will be collected from the people in the survey area.

18 Methodology for data Collection  Primary Data  Observation  Questionnairs  Secondary Data  Media  You Tube  Website


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