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COLLEGE OF INTERNATIONAL TOURISM AND HOSPITALITY MANAGEMENT

“Perception of Selected Residents of Halang Calamba City on Local Waste
Management”

Thesis presented to the
College of Arts and Sciences
Lyceum of the Philippines – Laguna

In Partial Fulfillment
Of requirements for the Environmental Science
To be presented to:
Ms. Vanessa Andam
To be presented by:
Heidi Lyn Austria
Cel Francis De Castro
Paulo Miguel Francisco
Aira Hernandez
Marielle Angela Manuel
Rizzanette Manzanilla
Jessica Mae Reano
Emieren Reyes
ITTM 3-2

March 2015

.8 Conclusion ……………………………………………………………………...4 Research Design……………………………………………………………….4 Method ……………………………………………………………………..……...8 INTRODUCTION .... Analysis and Interpretation of Data …………………………7 Results and Discussion …………………………………………….. 3 Statement of the Problem…………………………………………………….……6 Presentation..5 Respondents……………………………………………………………………5 Data Gathering ……………………………………………………………..….5 Data Analysis ……………………………………………………………...….PAGE 2 COLLEGE OF INTERNATIONAL TOURISM AND HOSPITALITY MANAGEMENT TABLE OF CONTENTS Introduction …………………………………………………………….

and there is a lack of physical infrastructure in urban areas to make the waste collection more efficient. There are also a huge of people in informal sector who are actively involved in waste collection. processing. Waste Management. 9003 ‘Ecological Solid Waste Management Act of 2000”) Inefficient waste collection and the lack of disposal facilities are the common problems in developing countries. There is often a shortage of capital and human resource to manage the waste. aesthetics. engineering. and disposal of solid wastes in a manner that is in accord with the best principles of public health. That means that the use of incineration is difficult. storage. STATEMENT OF THE PROBLEM . conservation. transfer and transport. also called solid waste management. Due to the lack of resources to purchase advanced and expensive technologies to support waste management activities. that the use of composting is necessary. the municipal solid waste stream is ‘dominated by organics’. No. and therefore the situation calls for “low-tech” solutions (UNEP-IETC 1996). and that is also responsive to public attitudes (Republic Act. economics. separation and recycling. and other environmental considerations. collection. developing countries are more affected than developed countries. In most developing countries. this refers to the discipline associated with the control of generation.PAGE 3 COLLEGE OF INTERNATIONAL TOURISM AND HOSPITALITY MANAGEMENT The purpose of this study is for them to be aware of what will be the effect of their bad habits in segregating wastes and to improve their way of living.

Calamba City on implementation of common practices? 2. The researcher’s respondents consisted of 30 respondents in Barangay Halang Calamba City. within the area.PAGE 4 COLLEGE OF INTERNATIONAL TOURISM AND HOSPITALITY MANAGEMENT This study aims to aware the citizens in Halang. Calamba City towards the effectiveness of waste management? METHOD The researcher used quantitative research design. RESEARCH DESIGN . The information was gathered using a self made questionnaire to determine the common practices and effectiveness of the proper waste management. Calamba regarding the “Proper Segregation of Waste Materials” 1. What is the perception of the residents of Halang. What is the perception of selected residents of Halang.

RESPONDENTS The researcher’s respondents considered of 30 local resident respondents in Barangay Halang Calamba City. The survey was created using suitable questions modified from related research and individual question formed by the researcher. DATA ANALYSIS . The information was gathered using a self made questionnaire to determine the common practices and effectiveness of the proper waste management. within the area.PAGE 5 COLLEGE OF INTERNATIONAL TOURISM AND HOSPITALITY MANAGEMENT The researcher used quantitative research design. The researchers assured confidentiality of their survey sheets since the identities are not important. which were related to the participants’ perception regarding on local waste management. They answered the survey questionnaire that the researchers gave them which supplies the information the researchers need. and so. the researchers gave people the option of being anonymous. DATA GATHERING PROCEDURE The data for this research were collected using a survey questionnaire. The survey was comprised of 10 questions. The researchers also understood that people’s consciousness may also affect their honesty and effectiveness in answering the survey.

tabulated and organized. analyzed and interpreted with the used of weighted mean. FORMULA: W =SA x 4 + A x 3 + D x 2 + SD x 1 N = 30 Where: Scale: W= Weighted mean 3.49 = SD .40 = A A = Agree D = Disagree SD = Strongly Disagree N = Respondents Table 3 Common Practices 1. frequency counts.49 = D 1. The data presented.0 = SA SA = Strongly Agree 2.5 – 4. analysis and interpretation of the data will be based on the weighted mean as shown by the scale ranges as follows.PAGE 6 COLLEGE OF INTERNATIONAL TOURISM AND HOSPITALITY MANAGEMENT The responses of the respondents to the survey questionnaire were carefully tallied.5 – 3.0 – 1. percentage and ranking system. The presentation.5 – 2.

5 Strongly Agree 3. The current use of eco bags contributes significantly in proper waste management.53 Strongly Agree 3. They .77 Disagree 1. Weighted mean Interpretation 3. 2.6 Strongly Agree 1. 4. Reuse of scrap materials for other purposes it can be observed Table 4 effectiveness of waste management EFFECTIVENESS OF WASTE MANAGEMENT 1. 3.63 Strongly Agree 3. Recycling non-biodegradable items is necessary.63 Strongly Agree Weighted Mean Interpretation 3. 3. Bringing eco bags when shopping.PAGE 7 COLLEGE OF INTERNATIONAL TOURISM AND HOSPITALITY MANAGEMENT COMMON PRACTICES 1. The residents strictly follow the no plastic policy.77 Disagree 5. There is an overall improvement of cleanliness in our community because of waste management. The implementation of no plastic 3. There is a proper disposal and treatment of waste that reduce land pollution in our barangay. Waste management is effective solution to prevent flooding.33 Agree 3. Segregating biodegradable and non biodegradable is one of the common practices in our place. 2.27 policy lessens the problem in clogged drainage.6 Strongly Agree 3. RESULTS AND DISCUSSION Agree The result of the study shows that all of the respondents strongly agree that one of their common practices is segregating biodegradable and non biodegradable. travelling or packing lunches or leftover must be practiced 5. 4.

PAGE 8 COLLEGE OF INTERNATIONAL TOURISM AND HOSPITALITY MANAGEMENT strictly follows no plastic policy. CONCLUSION Based on the interpretation above. The residents of this Barangay should focus on how to reduce waste. the researcher conclude that some of the surroundings at Brgy. . The respondents strongly agree that the current use of eco bags is an effective way to avoid using plastic bags that can be the cause in the clogged drainage problem. The barangay officials should focus on where they can properly dispose all their waste that can’t also harm any other person. and the officials should implement a plan to reduce pollution and developed a basic sustainable waste management system in the community. But the respondents disagree that there is an overall improvement of cleanliness in their community and that there is a proper disposal and treatment of waste that reduce land pollution in their barangay. Halang Calamba City needs an improvement on proper disposal of their waste and should take consideration by the Barangay to improve the safety of the community. travelling or packing lunches. they also reuse scrap materials for other purposes and brings eco bags when shopping.