publication . Article . 2018

Analyzing solid waste management practices for the hotel industry

S.T. Pham Phu; M.G. Hoang; T. Fujiwara;
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  • Published: 01 Jan 2018 Journal: Global Journal of Environmental Science and Management (issn: 2383-3572, eissn: 2383-3866, Copyright policy)
  • Publisher: Global Journal of Environmental Science and Management
Abstract
The current study aims to analyze waste characteristics and management practices of the hotel industry in Hoi An, a tourism city in the center of Vietnam. Solid wastes from 120 hotels were sampled, the face-to-face interviews were conducted, and statistical methods were carried out to analyze the data. The results showed that the mean of waste generation rate of the hotels was 2.28 kg/guest/day and strongly correlated to internal influencing factors such as the capacity, the price of the room, garden, and level of restaurant. The differences in waste generation rate of the hotels were proved to be statistically significant. The higher the scale of hotels, the hi...
Subjects
free text keywords: Hotel industry, Solid waste composition, Solid waste generation, Solid waste management, Solid waste practice, Vietnam, Environmental sciences, GE1-350
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