Overview of Waste Processing and Its Impact on Public Health in Bantar Gebang Landfill Area of Bekasi Year 2016
Health problems are a very complex issue, which is interconnected with other issues beyond health. The scope of environmental health includes waste management . Waste management is a systematic , thorough, and continuous activity that includes waste reduction and handling. The presence of waste can have an impact on public health, environment and socio-economic . The purpose of this research is to know the description of process and impact of waste processing in relation with public health in TPA Bantar Gebang Bekasi. The approach in this research is done using qualitative design. The informants of this research are TPA officer (2 person ), Head of RT, RW Chairman , Residents around TPA (2 persons ) and one health worker. The results showed that in the process of waste processing stage of transport is in accordance with the procedure but there are still many shortcomings in the implementation . Waste treatment has a negative impact on public health, environmental health and socio-economic because in the processing of garbage there is a buildup and place to multiply various virus organisms , and bacteria that cause various infectious diseases and air pollution that disturbs people's life.