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Resident`s Assessment of Automated Vacuum Waste Collection System in New Public Housing Estates
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Resident`s Assessment of Automated Vacuum Waste Collection System in New Public Housing Estates
Oh, Jeongik; Lee, Hyunjeong;
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This research is to explore resident`s assessment of the Automated Vacuum Waste Collection System (AVWCS), which is devised to attain sustainability of residential environment. A number of AVWCS has been installed in Gyeonggi Province, so 283 households in 11 new public housing estates of 5 cities participated in a self-administered questionnaire survey. The data collected from 133 respondents in for-sale housing estates and 150 participants in rental housing estates, and the primary findings were as follows: a vast majority of both owners and renters had neither been aware of nor used the system before moving to their current housing estate. Also, most of the respondents learned how to use the AVWCS from on-site housing management staff, and the learning among renters was greatly delayed. Renters were in stronger favor of the system than owners, and their satisfaction was greater than the counterpart. Although few items were unsatisfactory, many emphasized that AVWCS should be augmented with user-centered, environmentally friendly features, and also they viewed that the system would substantially contribute to sustainable urban environment.
Automated Vacuum Waste Collection System;Public Housing Estates;Resident`s Assessment;Residential Environment;Substantiality;
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