Yuri G. Cruz

Adventist University of the Philippines

Abstract

This study determined the knowledge, attitude, and practices on waste management of small business enterprise. Fifty business owners participated in the survey. The questionnaire consisted questions which can determine the knowledge, attitude, and practices towards waste management. Descriptive statistics were used for data classification and simple percentages and frequency count. Findings revealed that although the business owners had knowledge on waste management, it was not sufficient. Greater percentage of the respondents have positive attitude towards waste management but the practice to waste management were inappropriate. Hence, it would be beneficial to initiate waste management programs as well as proper waste disposal procedures that could raise awareness.

Keywords: waste management, knowledge, practices