RECYCLABLE PLASTIC ROPE (RPR): THERECYCLABLE PLASTIC ROPE (RPR): THE ACCEPTANCE AMONG STUDENTS IN DEPARTMENT OF TOURISM AND HOSPITALITY, POLITEKNIK MERLIMAU MELAKA ACCEPTANCE AMONG STUDENTS IN DEPARTMENT OF TOURISM AND HOSPITALITY, POLITEKNIK MERLIMAU MELAKA

Elena Sabrina Ismail

Abstract


The dumping of disposal plastic bottle are booming especially in food industry. Furthermore, it gives high impact to the landfill waste space, pollution, cost and energy. Therefore, the study had been conducted to create a Recyclable Plastic Rope (RPR) in order to decrease or minimize the impact to the environment. The study also focused on the acceptance of RPR among students in Department of Tourism and Hospitality, Politeknik Merlimau Melaka. Methodologies of producing RPR and the production cost have been stated in the study. The acceptance study of RPR is based on its characteristics; which are portable, sustainability of the resources, durability towards weather and heavy load, multipurpose function, creativity and uniqueness, variety types of bonds, stretchable and the supportive effort to protect the environment. The result showed that most of the respondents strongly accepted the function of RPR as an alternative rope.


Keywords


recyclable, rope, acceptance

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