Decomposition of Food Waste by using Vegetable Fermentation Solution

Mohd Hassan, Muhammad Nuraiman and Tuan Ismail, Tuan Noor Hasanah and Hashim, Nor Haslina and Hamidon, Nuramidah (2020) Decomposition of Food Waste by using Vegetable Fermentation Solution. In: Sustainable Environmental Technology. Penerbit UTHM, pp. 145-157. ISBN 978-967-2389-33-0

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Food waste is an inevitable outcome of human consumption in modern society, it was happened in almost every home on a daily basis. The increasing amount of food waste in Malaysia caused by the fast growth of population and to meet the human lifestyle has become a major environmental issues in recent years. SWCorp (2016) reported that it was contributes the highest composition in municipal solid waste which is 44.5%. In 2015, Malaysians throw away of about 15,000 tonnes of food waste every day, about 3,000 tonnes are actually eatable and should not be dumped (Jarjusey & Chamhuri, 2017). In 2020, about 49,670 tons per day of waste is expected to be generated in Malaysians (Jabatan Pengurusan Sisa Pepejal Negara, 2012).

Item Type: Book Section
Uncontrolled Keywords: Environmental engineering--Research--Malaysia; Green technology--Research--Malaysia; Sustainable engineering--Research--Malaysia; Government publications--Malaysia.
Subjects: H Social Sciences > HD Industries. Land use. Labor > HD28-70 Management. Industrial Management
Divisions: Faculty of Engineering Technology > Department of Civil Engineering Technology
Depositing User: Mr. Abdul Rahim Mat Radzuan
Date Deposited: 26 Oct 2021 03:56
Last Modified: 26 Oct 2021 03:56

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