Establishing business opportunities from food waste recycling in Terengganu / Wan Nazriah Wan Nawawi ... [et al.]

Wan Nawawi, Wan Nazriah and Ambong @ Khalid, Sopiah and Ramli, Noorazlin and Mohd Daud, Norzaidi (2017) Establishing business opportunities from food waste recycling in Terengganu / Wan Nazriah Wan Nawawi ... [et al.]. [Research Reports] (Unpublished)

Abstract

The increase of population around globe seems to the main factor that contributes the deterioration of ecosystem of the planet especially the generation of Municipal Solid Waste (MSW). Global municipal solid waste was deemed to increase annually at 3.2% to 4.5 % in the developed country and 2% to 3% in developing country (Agamuthu, 2001; SuoCheng et. Al., 2001). According the department of statistic of Malaysia, it is designated that Malaysia population had increase 40.5% within 15 years. In 1997, Malaysia population is estimated in 21 million people had increase to 29.5 million people in year 2012.
Solid waste rate in Malaysia is increasing, which includes community activities such as commercial markets, institutions and industry. Production rates vary depending on the type of waste generators and depend on the economic status of the region, 0:45 to 1:44 kilogram per capita per day (Hassan et al., 1998). It is average of 47% percent of food waste, 15% paper, 14% plastic, metal 4%, 4% wood, textiles 3%, 3% glass, 1% rubber / leather and 9% other materials. The biggest contributor of solid waste is from food waste. The food waste refers to waste food and food preparation have eaten from residential, commercial establishments have been a contributing factor to the overflow of food waste can actually be recycled. Thus, it is worth for researcher to investigate the reasons why food waste in Terengganu is increasing and to determine the techniques of food waste recycling that could be utilize as the business opportunities in Terengganu.

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Item Type: Research Reports
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Wan Nawawi, Wan Nazriah
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Ambong @ Khalid, Sopiah
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Ramli, Noorazlin
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Mohd Daud, Norzaidi
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Subjects: H Social Sciences > HB Economic Theory. Demography > Income distribution. Distributive justice
H Social Sciences > HB Economic Theory. Demography > Entrepreneurship. Risk and uncertainty
H Social Sciences > HD Industries. Land use. Labor > Management. Industrial Management > Planning. Business planning. Strategic planning
H Social Sciences > HD Industries. Land use. Labor > Service industries
H Social Sciences > HF Commerce > Success in business. Performance
Divisions: Universiti Teknologi MARA, Shah Alam > Research Management Centre (RMC)
Keywords: Business Opportunities ; Food Waste Recycling ; Terengganu ; Municipal Solid Waste (MSW)
Date: August 2017
URI: https://ir.uitm.edu.my/id/eprint/52857
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