Bio Mass Initiative; Awareness and Practice: Case study, Subang Jaya

Authors

  • Siti Mazwin Kamaruddin
  • Mohd Hafiz Sharif
  • Alamah Misni
  • Puziah Ahmad

DOI:

https://doi.org/10.21834/e-bpj.v2i5.688

Abstract

Public awareness and active engagement in environmental programmes are associated with a better quality of life (Kamaruddin et.al. 2016; Mohit 2016). This exploratory study highlights the level of awareness and practice of residents in the bio mass initiative of a case study area. Self reported descriptive responses indicate that having awareness and knowledge regarding waste management does not necessarily result in actual sustainable waste practice. This paradox is consistent with other findings of similar studies (Kamaruddin et.al. 2016). Practical steps are identified to encourage residents and help sustain the bio mass initiative programme implemented by a local authority in Selangor, Malaysia.

Keywords:Biomass Program, Community Involvement

ISSN: 2398-4287© 2017. The Authors. Published for AMER ABRA by e-International Publishing House, Ltd., UK. This is an open access article under the CC BYNC-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) and cE-Bs (Centre for Environment-Behaviour Studies), Faculty of Architecture, Planning & Surveying, UniversitiTeknologi MARA, Malaysia.

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Published

2017-03-18

How to Cite

Kamaruddin, S. M., Sharif, M. H., Misni, A., & Ahmad, P. (2017). Bio Mass Initiative; Awareness and Practice: Case study, Subang Jaya. Environment-Behaviour Proceedings Journal, 2(5), 31-40. https://doi.org/10.21834/e-bpj.v2i5.688

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Section

Community Environment / Social Psychology

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