Landfill Waste Management Effort in Simomulyo Health Center Work Areas


  • Khoirunnisa Dwi. W Politeknik Kemenkes Surabaya
  • Pratiwi Hermiyanti Politeknik Kemenkes Surabaya
  • Irwan Sulistio Politeknik Kemenkes Surabaya
  • Darjati Politeknik Kemenkes Surabaya
  • Fitri Rokhmalia Politeknik Kemenkes Surabaya


Temporary Disposal Site, Waste Management


The waste generation in Surabaya is up to 650,614.62 tons/year and the waste that has been managed is around 639,275.49 tons/year. Some of the work area in Simomulyo Health Center consists of 3 villages with a population up to 79,522. Population density is one of the causes of waste generation are scattered and produced an unpleasant odor on some Landfills inSimomulyo Health Center work areas. The purpose of this study is to evaluate the efforts of waste management on waste disposal sites inSimomulyo Health Center work areas.


This research is a qualitative descriptive study with the variables consist of sorting/containing, collecting, transferring, transporting, processing, final processing to the waste generation. The data were collected with observation, interviews and measurements, then the data were analyzed using the SWOT matrix and described using UU RI number 18 of 2008 and SNI 19-2454-2002 of 2002 for the reference.


Simo Rukun landfill had the most waste generation than the other landfill in Simomulyo Health Center work areas that up to 28,714 kg. The highest inorganic wastecharacteristics at 52.1% is in the Sukomanunggal landfill while Simo Rukun Landfill had the highest organic wastecharacteristics at 54.2%. Landfill waste management in Simomulyo Health Centerwork areas was declared not fulfill the requirements of UU RI number 18 of 2008 and SNI 19-2454-2002.


The results of the SWOT analysis represent that Simo Hilir landfill enteredthe third quadrant (turn around) while Simo Rukun and Sukomanunggal landfill entered first quadrant (Aggressive). It is recommended for thewaste management in Simomulyo Health Center work areas to fulfill those 2 regulations.