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Fosseal - a sealer mechanism for food waste management

Abdul Rahman, Julaila and Ramdan, Nuur Hafizah and Kamarudin, Zumahiran (2019) Fosseal - a sealer mechanism for food waste management. Design Ideals, 1 (2). pp. 34-40.

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Abstract

This research aims to identify the behavior of household towards food waste management in the home kitchen and to propose a better way of food waste management method by developing a product. A total of 32 person (24 female and 8 male) were selected for a survey study. Two instruments were developed to collect data; first instrument was photography to show the real situation of waste management in one kitchen and second instrument was a survey questionnaire. The findings indicated that most of the respondents aware of Waste Separate Programme and has tried to separate their home waste. This study also figured out behavior of household on their home food waste management. Most of respondents tie the plastic that contain rubbish before throw it into the Green Bin provided by their authority. The user prefers using small waste bin with a lid to help to prevent from bad smell comes from the waste bin and from insects and other animals. FOSSEAL is a new eco-friendly product that has a potential to improve the waste management at home as well as in formal institution i.e. hospital, school and offices.

Item Type: Article (Journal)
Additional Information: 7135/77908
Uncontrolled Keywords: Food Waste, Sealer, Waste Bin, fosseal, waste management
Subjects: N Fine Arts > NK Decorative arts Applied arts Decoration and ornament
N Fine Arts > NK Decorative arts Applied arts Decoration and ornament > NK1160 Decoration and ornament. Design
Kulliyyahs/Centres/Divisions/Institutes (Can select more than one option. Press CONTROL button): Kulliyyah of Architecture and Environmental Design
Kulliyyah of Architecture and Environmental Design > Department of Applied Arts and Design
Depositing User: Julaila Abdul Rahman
Date Deposited: 09 Jan 2020 13:03
Last Modified: 08 Jul 2020 15:49
URI: http://irep.iium.edu.my/id/eprint/77908

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