COMPREHENSION OF WOMEN’S KNOWLEDGE, ATTITUDE AND PRACTICES ASSOCIATED WITH HOUSEHOLD WASTE MANAGEMENTKalpana Srivastava
An appropriate waste management has been a major problem for human existence and their health, affecting both urban and rural areas. A clean environment influences good health and, good health further affects the productivity of man. To sustain, healthy living conditions in any environment, proper waste disposal management is very essential. Women are assumed as the soul of the household, they are the one who take care of the house from end to end. The knowledge, attitude, and practices the women follow are of the utmost importance to generate a healthy and hygienic environment within the home and around. The current research was undertaken with the intention to identify and study the womenâs knowledge, attitude, and practices associated with household waste management. It was revealed that women possess good knowledge about household waste management but then, their attitude was indifferent towards household waste management and practices of managing household waste quite average. This outcome reflects the immediate need of working out in these fields to form the cognizance for appropriate household waste management.