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Effectiveness of Waste Transportation in Temporary Waste Dump (TPS)/Container in Maumere, Sikka Regency

Journal: International Research Journal of Advanced Engineering and Science (IRJAES) (Vol.2, No. 4)

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Page : 212-219

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Waste is the residual of human activity, its increasing number in a region was due to population growth. One problem in waste management system was related with waste transportation. City of Maumere, which is the capital city of Sikka Regency was the center of various human activities. Therefore, it increase waste volume to be transported to temporary waste dump (TPS) and final waste dump (TPA). Condition of TPSs in Maumere showed several issues in its waste transportation system. In several TPS there was some waste heaps when it was supposed to be clear of any waste. This indicated that system effectiveness regarding transportation in TPS did not reach 100%. Waste transportation can be said effective if there were no longer waste in TPS after the last transport was due. This study measured system effectiveness of waste transportation in Maumere based on Indonesia National Standard regarding waste management in residential area. By comparing the current existing condition with the standard, showed that transportation system was not yet effective. Therefore, improvement in transportation system proposed would include service range in TPS location and transport pattern. Transport routes was determined using Network Analyst thus fastest transport route could be obtain.

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