Science Journal of Environmental Research, Volume 2015, March 2015
ISSN: 2276-7495

Author(s) 2015. This work is distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution 3.0 License.

Research Article

 

Waste Management in KFC and Pizza Hut Case Study in Semarang, Indonesia

Abdulfatah Alfagi 1*, Hartuti Purnaweni2, Onny Setiani3

1Post Graduate Student at Environmental Science Study Program Post Graduate Program Diponegoro University, Indonesia
2Post Graduate Lecturers at Environmental Science Study Program Post Graduate Program Diponegoro University, Indonesia
3Post Graduate Lecturer at Environment health Study Program Post Graduate Program Diponegoro University, Indonesia
Environmental Science Study Program Post Graduate Program Diponegoro University.

doi: 10.7237/sjeer/201

Accepted on February 28, 2015, 2015; Available Online 18 March, 2015

Abstract:

The study looked into the extent of the proper waste management of KFC and Pizza Hut, fast food restaurants in Semarang City, Indonesia. The waste management of fast food restaurant highlighted on reducing the food establishment demand for virgin raw materials through increasing waste prevention and recycling. The aim of the research is to clarify the importance of waste management to keep our environment and also to implement waste management policy properly as well as to support the customer participation in waste management which could done by improving human behavior in dealing with waste generated by fast-food restaurants such as KFC and Pizza Hut due to a huge amount of waste generated by them. The method of this study Samples were collected through guided interviews using the snowball method, the result found out that daily volume of waste generated by these restaurants varies by day of the week for example, the KFC waste volume increases in the days of the weekend, which generates about 2 m3 per day, either for Pizza Hut generates less than KFC, it's about 1, 5-2 m3 per day.

Keywords:Waste management, Fast-food restaurants, Policy, Human behavior

 

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