The Implementation of Government Regulation (PP) Number 81/2012 on The Management of Household Rubbish by The Office of Environmental Services in The Padang City

  • Annisa Virawidesma Student of Master of Public Administraton Departement, Faculty of Social Sciences, UniversitasNegeri Padang.


Abstract. The purpose of this study was to describe the implementation of Government
Regulation (PP) number 81/2012 on the management of household and similar household
rubbish by the Environmental Office of the Padang City. This study was a descriptive
research using qualitative approach. The informants in this study were the staffs of
environmental services office of Padang City, environment experts and WALHI staffs of
West Sumatera. Informants in his study were determined through purposive technique.
The data were collected through interview, observation, and documentation study. The
finding of this study indicated that the implementation of PP number 81/2012 on the
management of household rubbish by Environmental Office of the Padang City had not
provided significant change for household waste management in Padang City. The
obstacles faced in this management included low public awareness in household waste
management. However, these obstacles could be controlled through technical guidance,
socialization, training, and the establishment of a waste bank for the community.


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