Preliminary Study of Solid Waste Treatment of Padang Beach Tourism Area, Padang City


Rizki Aziz
Gloria Poppy Adfuza
Yaumal Arbi


Preliminary study of the solid waste treatment of Padang Beach tourist area has done in order to analyze solid waste generation, composition, the potency of recycling, and to recommend the appropriate treatment system applies on the tourist area. The study revealed that daily waste generated as 18.648 L, the components of the waste dominated by food waste 84.215%, plastic 9.254%, paper 2.087%, and non-metal ferrous 1.945%. The potency of recycling of the waste was food waste 91.732%, plastic 88.074%, metals 78.947% and glass 75.758%. By this study it is recommended that waste that has economic value such as plastic, paper, and metal should be collected and sold to the third party, biodegradable waste such as food waste and yard waste should be composted, while others waste that has potency to produce handy craft such as seashell, coconut shell, and sachet packaging should be collected and processed, all treatment activities can be done at the recycling center that located in the tourist area.


How to Cite
R. Aziz, G. Adfuza, and Y. Arbi, “Preliminary Study of Solid Waste Treatment of Padang Beach Tourism Area, Padang City”, JPTK, vol. 4, no. 1, pp. 31-34, Jun. 2021.

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