Recycling waste brings many benefits for environment and society so that the establishment of sustainable recycling system is inevitable. This study aims to describe the situation of the recycling system in Hoi An City (HAC), through that establish sustainable recycling strategy for the future. The results show that HAC has a high potential for improving recycling. Whereby, recyclable waste accounts for three-fourths of total waste, and the rate of sorting waste is high. Besides, the proportion of recycling practice is slight high with 62% for residents, 39% for hotel sectors, and 56% for restaurants. However, the recycling system in HAC is simple with the rudimentary facility, in which informal sectors play important roles. Thus, the recycling effectiveness was low (24%), mainly papers, plastics, and metals. The concept of sustainable recycling strategy is established by the combination of the government, community, business sectors toward the balance between economic, environment and society.
|Journal||IOP Conference Series: Earth and Environmental Science|
|Publication status||Published - Jun 14 2018|
|Event||2018 4th International Conference on Environment and Renewable Energy, ICERE 2018 - Da Nang, Viet Nam|
Duration: Feb 25 2018 → Feb 27 2018
ASJC Scopus subject areas
- Environmental Science(all)
- Earth and Planetary Sciences(all)