Human behavior is one of many factors contributes to environmental sustainability. Since plastic bags is the characteristic of modern life style, it grows with the growing population which indeed burden the earth. The plastic bags are free of charge which available in several sizes, and are can be used excessively. Youths are the subject of this research, they are mostly neglect about the environment and low level of commitment. This research is conducted in East Jakarta. The aim of this research is to examine the youth's behavior with plastic bags and measure their intention level with the possibility of replacing plastic bags with another kind of bags. This research is adopted the extending framework of the planned behavior by applying Lisrel-SEM method through 377 respondents. An environmental load of plastic bags needs to be seriously handled. The reward and penalty might be optional to be applied in school and campus.
The Youths, plastic bags, intention-behavior, sustainable, environment, planned behavior
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Flora Elvistia Firdaus. (2020) Examining The Youths Intention to Plastic Bags; A Recommendation to Creating Sustainability Environment in Jakarta. International Journal of Environmental Science, 5, 207-212
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