Study on composition and generation of food waste at makanan ringan Mas industry

Abdul Kadir, Aeslina and Azhari, Nur Wahidah and Jamaludin, Siti Noratifah (2015) Study on composition and generation of food waste at makanan ringan Mas industry. In: International Conference on Knowledge Transfer (ICKT 2015), 1-3 December 2015, Putrajaya, Malaysia.

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Abstract

Food waste management is a major problem for most premises in Malaysia. The study involved a Small Medium Industries (SMls) namely Makanan Ringan Mas Industry that is located in Parit Kuari Darat, Johor. The premise generates food waste almost every day including processed food waste (chips and coconut candy) and raw food waste (banana peels, tapioca peels, breadfruit peels and coconut grated). The objective of the study was to determine the waste generation and composition of food waste generated by the premise. The study was done by collecting data from the premise once a week. The amount of raw food waste generated by Makanan Ringan Mas lndustry was more compared to processed food waste. Banana peels have the highest moisture content which is 86.04% compared to other waste. As the conclusion, banana peels waste were the highest component in the food waste composition by Makanan Ringan Mas Industry and coconut candy waste as the lowest disposed food waste

Item Type:Conference or Workshop Item (Paper)
Uncontrolled Keywords:food waste; waste generation; waste composition; moisture content; density
Subjects:T Technology > TD Environmental technology. Sanitary engineering > TD895-899 Industrial and factory sanitation
Divisions:Faculty of Civil and Environmental Engineering > Department of Water and Environmental Engineering
ID Code:7645
Deposited By:Mrs. Nurhayati Ali
Deposited On:15 Feb 2016 16:33
Last Modified:15 Feb 2016 16:33

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