IJIMT 2013 Vol.4(6): 560-564 ISSN: 2010-0248
DOI: 10.7763/IJIMT.2013.V4.461

Macroergonomic Approach for Improving the Municipal Waste Management System in Jakarta

Amalia Suzianti, Siti Humaira, and Shabila Anjani
Abstract— To solve the complex problem of the waste management system in Jakarta, there needs to be a comprehensive approach to the system. One of the approaches that could be used to solve this problem is the macroergonomic approach, where Macro Ergonomic Analysis and Design (MEAD) is one of its methods. Through this approach, it is known that the main problem of this system is human error in disposing waste. Improving rubbish bins is a solution that could help the problem technically, where New Product Development Processes (NPD Processes) is implemented to develop the rubbish bin. The new design of rubbish bin has some additional features that would decrease human error in disposing waste. This paper will discuss the color coding, signs of waste segregation, differentiation in locating disposal holes, different types of container lids, types of trash bag hooks, the swing feature of the bin, and the ideal information media of a rubbish bin.

Index Terms— Recycle bin, MEAD, re-design, macroergonomic, new product development processes.

The authors are with Industrial Engineering Department, Faculty of Engineering, Universitas Indonesia (e-mail: amalia.suzianti@alumni.TUBerlin. DE, Humaira.siti@gmail.com).

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Cite: Amalia Suzianti, Siti Humaira, and Shabila Anjani, " Macroergonomic Approach for Improving the Municipal Waste Management System in Jakarta," International Journal of Innovation, Management and Technology vol. 4, no. 6, pp. 560-564, 2013.

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