INVESTIGATE THE EFFICIENCY OF RECOVERY OF RECYCLABLES FROM HOUSEHOLD WASTES IN DAU TIENG TOWN, DAU TIENG DISTRICT, BINH DUONG PROVINCE
Keywords:Dau Tieng town, efficiency of recovery, household wastes, recyclables.
The purpose of this paper is to present some results of an investigation of the efficiency of recovery of recyclables from household wastes in Dau Tieng town, Dau Tieng district, Binh Duong. Main methods used in the study are solid waste analysis, sociological investigation and estimation. Interviewed participants include households, scrap purchasing enterprises, scrap buyers (individuals) and solid waste collection employees. The result shows the efficiency of recovery of recyclables from household wastes in Dau Tieng town is quite high with 77.99 %. The major component of the recyclables consists of plastic, glass, paper, aluminum, iron and steel. The amount of recyclable materials lost in the recovery process in studying area is 258.52 kg/day, equivalent to 1,310,696 VND each day.