Barriers to organic waste management in a circular economy

Kharola, Shristi, Ram, Mangey, Goyal, Nupur, Mangla, Sachin Kumar, Nautiyal, O.P., Anita, Rawat, Kazancoglu, Yigit and Pant, Durgesh (2022) Barriers to organic waste management in a circular economy. Journal of Cleaner Production, 362: 132282. ISSN 09596526

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Organic waste disposal methods, notably landfilling, not only deplete resources but also contribute to environmental challenges. This research looks at potential barriers to organic waste management solutions. The objective of this study is to identify the barriers to organic waste management solutions from an actor's perspective, and to explore their causal relationships to overcome the organic waste management problem from a system perspective. Several key challenges were identified regarding organic waste management solution, the current intervention overview indicates that promoting and tracking attention towards “value to waste” would be an effective solution approach. Waste collection fees, unethical behavior, and a lack of engagement and commitment in activities show a subsequent effect on consumer-household solutions, which are currently acting as priority barriers in this research. In order to have a better understanding of this complex issue, a detailed knowledge of barriers (leading to organic waste) is discovered and evaluated with the application of fuzzy Decision Making Trial and Evaluation Laboratory (DEMATEL). The data for this research has been taken in the context of a developing economy like India. This work can provide structural support to the managers by knowing the cause (influencing) and effect-group (influencing) barriers to the effective implementation of an organic waste management system in a circular economy context.

Item Type: Article
Keywords: Barriers | Organic waste management | Sustainability | Fuzzy theory | Decision-making trial and evaluation laboratory | Circular economy
Subjects: Social Sciences and humanities > Business, Management and Accounting > General Management
JGU School/Centre: Jindal Global Business School
Depositing User: Amees Mohammad
Date Deposited: 21 Jun 2022 08:43
Last Modified: 21 Jun 2022 08:43
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