Open Journal of Social Sciences

Volume 6, Issue 9 (September 2018)

ISSN Print: 2327-5952   ISSN Online: 2327-5960

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Strategy of Local Government in Household Waste Management in Jatinangor District Sumedang Regency West Java Province

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ABSTRACT

This research focuses on determining and analyzing the strategy of Local Government in Household Waste Management, supporting and inhibiting factors of strategy of Local Government in Household Waste Management and efforts to overcome the inhibiting factors of strategy of Local Government in Household Waste Management in Jatinangor District, Sumedang Regency, West Java Province. Research method used was descriptive with qualitative approach and by analyzing data inductively. Data collection techniques used were interview, observation, documentation and triangulation. Analysis technique used was SWOT analysis by determining internal strategic factors to identify strengths and weaknesses, and external strategic factors to identify opportunities and threats as basis to determine objective and formulation of the strategy. SWOT matrix was used to formulate strategic issues and Litmus Test was, then, used to make priority on selected strategies. Based on results of research, it can be concluded that strategy of Local Government in household waste management in Jatinangor District, Sumedang Regency, West Java Province has not been well implemented, as seen by low competence of apparatus, lack of facilities and infrastructures to support the operational activities, lack of promotion of regional regulation on waste management and lack of public participation in household waste management. Deriving from conditions above, 20 strategies were formulated, by developing the SWOT concept and Litmust Test, to be used by Local Government for waste management.

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Simangunsong, F. and Fajarwati, A. (2018) Strategy of Local Government in Household Waste Management in Jatinangor District Sumedang Regency West Java Province. Open Journal of Social Sciences, 6, 63-87. doi: 10.4236/jss.2018.69005.

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