Improvement of the Community's Economy Through Waste Bank


The research aims to improve the community’s economy through waste banks. The research method is the method implemented by a researcher to collect, clarify data, and analyze the facts in place of research by using measurements and knowledge. The approach used by the authors in this study is sociological. Sociology is the scientific study of human social life. A narrative design is used in this research. Narratives aim to explore the lives of individuals and ask one or more individuals to provide stories about their lives. The results of this study indicate that the creation of a waste bank can be a solution for the community in handling waste so that it has a positive impact on the socio-economic life of the community. In addition, the existence of a waste bank has changed the mindset of the community regarding concerns in waste selection and collaboration between members to strengthen friendship so that the waste that previously had no value becomes something of economic value. While the problem with the waste bank occurs is the process, the amount of waste faced and the fleet that transports it makes the waste processing process hampered for the fleet and waste processing officers, the government’s lack of attention to the waste bank, the limited land to accomodate the collected waste, the price waste is unstable and often experiences a decline, reducing the enthusiasm of bank customers to save in the waste bank.

Keywords: economy, waste bank, improve the community’s economy through

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