Environmental Management Among Residents at Brgy. Sinundolan, San Remigio, Antique, Philippines
Keywords:Attitude, Awareness, Environment, Maritime education, Waste management
This quantitative-qualitative study aimed to determine the level of environmental management awareness among residents at Barangay Sinundolan, San Remigio, Antique, Philippines. The respondents of the study were the forty-six (46) residents of Barangay Sinundolan, San Remigio, Antique, Philippines, and were categorized according to sex, educational attainment, type of house, and location of residence. Descriptive statistical tools were used to determine the respondents' waste management awareness. The questionnaire was adopted on Lamprea's (2019) study on solid waste awareness, attitude, and practices among students of recognized maritime higher institutions (MHEIs) in Western Visayas. The qualitative data were taken by interviewing the respondents. Comments and suggestions of the respondents were recorded. Results revealed that the level of awareness of environmental management among residents of Barangay Sinundolan, San Remigio, Antique, Philippines is "high" as an entire group and according to certain categories. Qualitative findings were solicited from the respondents' comments and suggestions for the community's common good on environmental management. An environmental intervention program, "UgnayAn sa komunidad: The Environmental Program," was formulated to address the environmental awareness among the residents of barangay Sinundolan, San Remigio, Antique.
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