Title: The local government policy strategy in managing waste at the coastal region of central Maluku district

Authors: Nurlita Pertiwi; Gufran Darma Dirawan; Wa Karmila

Addresses: Engineering Faculty, Universitas Negeri Makassar, Indonesia ' Engineering Faculty, Universitas Negeri Makassar, Indonesia ' Engineering Faculty, Universitas Negeri Makassar, Indonesia

Abstract: The purpose of this research is to design strategy for government policy on waste management in the coastal region of Central Maluku district. The primary data has been taken by using questionnaire of expert judgment and analysed by using analytical hierarchy process (AHP). The results showed the waste management policy in the coastal region of Central Maluku district developed and implemented by collaboration approach between local government, community and private sector. The most dominant role held by the local government which is Environmental Department Office in the implementation of waste management strategy. Furthermore, the scenario that chosen for community participation is the reduction volume of waste. The strategy can be done by improving people's knowledge, motivation and ability to reduce, reuse and recycle of waste.

Keywords: local government; government policy; policy strategy; coastal regions; waste management; Indonesia; analytical hierarchy process; AHP; collaboration; costal communities; private sector; motivation; waste reduction; waste reuse; waste recycling.

DOI: 10.1504/IJEPDM.2015.074738

International Journal of Environmental Policy and Decision Making, 2015 Vol.1 No.4, pp.311 - 319

Available online: 15 Feb 2016 *

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