METHODS OF DISPOSAL AND MANAGEMENT OF PACKAGING WASTE USED BY RESIDENTS OF WADOWICE COUNTY

key words: packaging, waste, segregation, waste management, survey

Summary:

The aim of the paper was to examine the methods of disposal and management of selected packaging waste used by the residents of Wadowice County. Packaging, based on its function, can be made of different materials, which may make its correct segregation more difficult. This may influence the way the consumer manages of packaging waste. The study was carried out in 5 rural municipalities in Wadowice County in the period of 2015- 2017. The scope of the study included different types of packaging: plastic, metal, paper and cardboard, glass, wood and multi-material. An anonymous survey was the research tool employed in the study. The paper showed a correlation between people interested in getting back a deposit for returnable glass packaging and actions taken in the scope of waste segregation.

Citation:

Jakubowski T., Sobol Z. 2018. METHODS OF DISPOSAL AND MANAGEMENT OF PACKAGING WASTE USED BY RESIDENTS OF WADOWICE COUNTY. Infrastruktura i Ekologia Terenów Wiejskich. Nr 2018/ IV (1)