E3S Web Conf.
Volume 31, 2018The 2nd International Conference on Energy, Environmental and Information System (ICENIS 2017)
|Number of page(s)||4|
|Section||09. Environmental Policy, Planning and Education|
|Published online||21 February 2018|
Characteristics and Generation of Household Hazardous Waste (HHW) in Semarang City Indonesia
Department of Environmental Health, Bandung Health Polytechnic, Cimahi Utara, Bandung, Indonesia
2 Doctoral Program of Environmental Science, School of Postgraduate Studies, Universitas Diponegoro, Semarang, Indonesia
3 Department of Chemical Engineering, Faculty of Engineering, Universitas Diponegoro, Semarang, Indonesia
4 Faculty of Medicine, Universitas Diponegoro, Semarang, Indonesia
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Most of Household Hazardous Waste (HHW) is currently mixed with domestics waste. So that, it can impact human health and environmental quality. One important aspect in the management strategy is to determine the quantity generated and characteristics of HHW. The method used to determine the characteristics HHW refers to SNI 19-2454-2002, while the HHW generation refers to the SNI 19-3694-1994 calculated based on weight and volume. Research was conducted in four districts of Semarang. The samples used in this study were 400 families calculated based on the proportion of Slovin Formula. The characteristic of HHW in Semarang City is mainly infectious (79%), then poisonous (13%), combustible (6%) and corrosive materials (2%). The quantity HHW generated is 0.01 kg/person/day equivalent with 5.1% of municipal solid waste (MSW) in Semarang (linear equations : y=1,278x+82,00 (volume), y=0,216x+13,89 (weight).
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