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DOI: 10.5593/sgem2012/s24.v5007

IMPLEMENTATION OF THE LAW TO IMPROVE SOLID WASTE RECYCLING PROGRAMS IN BENGHAZI CITY: LIBYA.

A. O. GEBRIL, A. GH SAIED
Wednesday 1 August 2012 by Libadmin2012

References: 12th International Multidisciplinary Scientific GeoConference, www.sgem.org, SGEM2012 Conference Proceedings/ ISSN 1314-2704, June 17-23, 2012, Vol. 5, 1117 - 1122 pp

ABSTRACT

This study analyzes the law enforcement plays an important role and an actor in the
implementation of solid waste, if the law applied firmly and without the general public
will participate in the program of recycling waste end increasing recycling rates in
Libya, Benghazi. So the program of waste recycling needs in the early stages to
implement the law. Furthermore, the data were collecting by questionnaire and
interview to obtain data and information required. The purpose of this study is to
examine an application of the law or help improve solid waste recycling programs
located in different areas of Libya. The results show that respondents largely agreed that
a law on the recycling of solid waste has to be enforced. 77.2% of the respondents
expressed enforcing a law on recycling, 22.8% not agreed with that. However, enforcing
laws related to the recycling of solid waste was agreed by the MHE & EGA. Therefore,
imposing a law would be one of the key strategies to increase recycling activities in the
future. Where such application and implementation will deeply have a significant
impact and will additionally assist in the activities of the solid waste recycling at the
present time and in the near future.

Keywords: Implementation; law; solid waste; recycling programs; Benghazi.