Consciousness of Citizens for the Issue of the MSW(Municipal Solid Waste)

생활쓰레기 문제에 대한 소도시 시민의 의식조사

  • 장성호 (국립밀양대학교 환경공학과)
  • Published : 1998.12.01


This study was carried out to investigate and analyze the citizen's attitude for the issue of the municipal solid wastes in Miryang city. The waste generation rate was decreased by 56% compared with 1991, and 71.8% of generated wastes were treated by landfill method. 61.6% among respondents were contacted waste problem by TV and the majority of respondents felt seriousness of food-waste problem. The majority of people felt that waste discharge decreased after "volume-base charge system" and 71% of total respondents were burdened down with use of volume-base charge envelope. The greater part of citizens answered that they experienced damage due to wastes and satisfied with the collection system but they recognized the necessity of the establishment of collection system and increase of cleaners must be nessary.