E3S Web Conf.
Volume 136, 20192019 International Conference on Building Energy Conservation, Thermal Safety and Environmental Pollution Control (ICBTE 2019)
|Number of page(s)||9|
|Section||Integrated Application of Renewable Energy in Buildings|
|Published online||10 December 2019|
A Study on Barriers to Implement E-Waste Management
Faculty of Business and Information Science, UCSI University, Jalan Menara Gading, 56000 Cheras, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.
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The increasing of electronic waste (E-waste) is not a new issue in the world and it has been causing trouble throughout the world. This study is conducted to determine and analyze various factors that affect the barriers of E-waste management among the household in Cheras, Malaysia. This study has identified the four independent variables that will affect the implementation of e-waste management among household in Cheras namely lack of awareness, lack of knowledge, lack of cooperation and lack of facilities. Normality test, reliability test and multiple regression analysis with ANOVA test are used to analyse the data in this study. The result shows that all mentions independent variables have a positive relationship with the barriers of implementing e-waste management among households in Cheras. Among these four variables, lack of facilities has the strongest relationship toward the barriers of implementing e-waste management among household in Cheras as it has the lowest significant value which was 0.000. The study recommends of legalize the policies, rules and regulations in order for household to increase their practice on e-waste management and also implement the teaching of e-waste management to increase the knowledge to the young generations.
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