THE PROBLEMATICS OF WASTE IN MAKASSAR (CASE STUDY: THE FIRE IN TPA ANTANG) Nur Aryastuti Amirullah1; Wahidin Alamnuari Rachman2; Nurul Fatia Kurniasi3
Faculty of Law Hasanuddin University Nraryastuti[at]gmail.com
Waste is one of the serious problems in Makassar. It caused of the problem of waste is directly related to the lifestyle and culture of the people. Makassar is one of the cities that has high population and economic growth, thus triggering an increase in service, industry, business and others. It affects the amount of waste production in Makassar which reaches 1,200 tons per day consisting of 57% organic waste and 43% non-organic. The high production of this garbage is very worrying and it is predicted that the capacity of the TPA in Antang can no longer accommodate the amount of waste in Makassar. In fact, this waste problem has been discussed in several legal rules concerning the environment both on a national and international scale, such as Makassar-s Regulation No. 4 of 2011 concerning on Waste Management, Law No. 32 of 2009 concerning on the Environment or in the Stockholm Declaration 1972. However, the ineffective management of waste in Makassar causes the problem is still difficult to overcome. Therefore, this study aims to examine the factors that cause waste problems in Makassar, in relation to fires in TPA Antang based on existing legal regulatory perspectives, government policies in handling waste and cultural issues related to social patterns of life Public. This research is a descriptive study based on data analyzed through literature studies.