Industrial Solid Waste Management for Better Green Supply Chain: Barriers and Motivation

N.R. Masrom, N.A. Abd Rahman, B.A.T. Daut

Abstract


Moving towards green supply
chain activity requires an effective waste
management that is applicable and efficient
for all industries. The aim of this paper is to
find out the barriers and the motivation of the
manufacturing companies to implement solid
waste management. Barriers are found includes
lack of technique and technologies, lack of policy
enforcement and responsibility and insufficient
of awareness and knowledge. Motivation that led
the manufacturing companies to implement solid
waste management through encouragement of
government, encouragement of non-government
organization and socio-psychological incentive. A
number of databases in fields such as sociology,
social sciences, psychology, and economics were
used to acquire literatures on the topic. The
findings of the paper include the types of factors
that motivate and demotivate the manufacturing
companies to implement industrial solid waste
management effectively. The paper ends with
recommendations on future research on how
these factors will help manufacturing companies
to implement industrial solid waste management
effectively and future research for better
environment.


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