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Research Paper | Environmental Science Studies | Indonesia | Volume 7 Issue 9, September 2018
Existence of Plastic Flakes Industries as Samarindas Polluted Solutions
Achmad Rodzali  | H. Mat Juri | Sudarlan
Abstract: This research will answer whether the Samarinda plastic's flakes industries able to reduce amount of plastic waste meaningfully. Plastic waste become one of the source of pollution at Samarinda city. Data was collected from 21 industries at Samarinda to ensure linkage and impacted between the amount of plastic waste and production of flakes. A simple linear of correlation and regression method is used to obtain the answer. Samarinda plastic's shreds industries is one way to reduce plastic waste. But the price of plastic's flakes sometimes changed unpredictably and industry's located has to move away suddenly, due to the insistence of the inhabitants around. Those obstacles are considered to interfere with the smoothness of plastic's flakes products. Amount of plastic waste did not always linear with plastic's flakes products. Its result of research of relevance between the amount of plastic waste and flakes product in Samarinda is 60%, while average flakes production was 402, 785 tons for each industry at 2018. Effect of amount of plastic waste toward flakes production was around 36%. The remaining 64% is due to other factors. Those factors are probably such as, sites of industry, raw materials supply, and prices that sometimes fall unexpectedly.
Keywords: correlation, flakes product, plastic waste
Edition: Volume 7 Issue 9, September 2018,
Pages: 238 - 242