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Solid Waste Management System of Barangay Deet

MARIA DIGNA T. BOSE

 

Abstract:

This study aimed to establish a Solid Waste Management System of Barangay Deet. There were 210 respondents taken from the seven sectors of the barangay. This study utilized the descriptive-correlational research design employing the questionnaire as an instrument in gathering data, which was adapted from Fontanilla (2003); Ajith (2014). The majority of the respondents are female. Most of the respondents attained high school level and have a monthly income of below 3,000.00. Results further revealed that the respondents have a moderate level of awareness on solid waste management. And in terms of the extent of the practice of the different components of solid waste management is often practiced by the respondents. In terms of the degree of seriousness on the problems slightly met in the implementation of solid waste management all were described as serious. Results further revealed that there exists a significant relationship between socio-demographic profile and the level of awareness of the Vol. 31 · March 2020 Print ISSN 2244-1573 · Online ISSN 2244-1581 International Peer Reviewed Journal Journal Metrics: H Index = 2 from Publish or Perish This journal is included in Thomson Reuters Journal Masterlist Published by IAMURE Multidisciplinary Research, an ISO 9001:2008 certified by the AJA Registrars Inc. respondents on solid waste management particularly on gender and educational attainment. There is a significant relationship between the socio-demographic profile and the extent of practice on the respondents on gender and educational attainment. There exist a significant relationship between the level of awareness and the extent of the practice of the respondents on solid waste management.