The qualitative research has been conducted to study and analyses the waste issue in the Pathum ThaniProvince, Thailand. Community waste management’s stakeholder were interviewed using the semi-structure interview method. In fact, rich literature review along with the observation has been conduct for ensuring the right information is obtained. CIPP-I model of evaluation were use in setting up the frame of study. The research was conducted using ‘data triangulation’ technique along with the area and qualitative analysis. The SWOT analysis and SWOT Matrix is then use for preparation the guideline for waste management in Pathum Thani Provice. The results show that the Pathum Thani Province authorities has the similar policy according to the government’s policy. In fact, the approach is success in managing the remaining waste issue; however, in terms of local disposal site it is hardly to be identified the proper one. The major portion of waste was transferred to Ayutthaya Province. There are also visibility of problems and barriers on operation of Waste-To-Energy Power Plants at Chiang-rak Yai. The public resist is one of the major concerns. The SWOT analysis shows that; Strength (S) is both government and local authorizes having the clear policy for waste management, Weakness (W) are; a) local authorities has struggle with the financial support due to the delay of waiting of annual government budget. b) The community is lack of the disposal site; indeed, the public are denying having the site in the neighborhood. c) Lack of interaction between individuals and government is the main concern., Opportunity (O) are; a) The policy from the center government and the local officers are in the same direction., b) The privates interested in invest in the waste to energy power plant., c)
The existing waste management site can be improved., d) New sites were identified to develop as the disposal sites., e) There are enough amount of daily wastes for power plant feed. f) People awareness is high, in fact, they manage to negotiation with the local authority. Threat (T) is; a) The trust among the locals and the authorities are relatively low. and b) The high ratio of non-residential. The strategic as per SWOT Matrix are; SO – Government authorizes and the private in collaboration of developing the properly waste management site., ST – Local authorities to promote the local awareness. WO – The government authorities to promote private sector in investment for the waste management., WT – Authorities to promote and issue the public instruction of managing the waste management. In fact, it’s to promote the collaboration among locals in Pathum Thani Province in managing the waste disposal management.
แนวทางการจัดการขยะมูลฝอยของจังหวัดปทุมธานี. อาคารพจน์ สารสิน มหาวิทยาลัยขอนแก่น, การประชุมวิชาการเสนอผลงานวิจัยบัณฑิตศึกษา ระดับชาติและนานาชาติ (1281-1293).