A DEVELOPMENT OF WASTE MANAGEMENT MODEL: A CASE STUDY OF SI MUM MUANG MARKET IN THAILAND

Authors

ผศ.ดร.จุฑารัตน์ ชมพันธุ์, นายอนุชา จินตกานนท์

Published

Proceedings Fourth International Conference on Science, Engineering & Environment

Abstract

The objectives of this research are to 1) study waste management in Si Mum Muang Market, PathumThani
Province, Thailand, 2) to study factors affecting waste management and 3) to find out a developmental guideline
in waste management. According to waste problem of the case study, there are 240 tons of wastes per day, waste
disposal fee is 30 million baht per year, and landfill site may not enough in the future. This problem also causes
pollution and environmental impact to local communities. This study employed qualitative research
methodology. Data were collected through in-depth interviews and participatory observation, and action research
was conducted. SWOT Analysis was conducted to analyze data. The study showed that Waste management of
the Si Mum Muang Market is under control of Donmuang Pattana Co., Ltd. The company encourages its
supervisory staffs to invent waste management’s innovation namely “One to Three innovation”. This technique
contributes value benefits as follows, reducing waste disposal fee, increasing value, create an organic waste
product and lead to sustainable environmental business. Internal factors affecting success in waste management
include vision of management executives, systemic thinking, empirical practice, and high level of having
experience and proficient on waste management. External factors are public awareness on environment,
government sector and environmental organization in supporting the development of waste management at Si
Mum Muang Market. Finally, for effective waste administration, the organization should provide more
opportunities for the public to participate in waste management activities and determine carefully on any impact
to public health and environment.

https://www.koku.bio.mie-u.ac.jp/Proc_SEE2018.pdf

A DEVELOPMENT OF WASTE MANAGEMENT MODEL: A CASE STUDY OF SI MUM MUANG MARKET IN THAILAND. Meitetsu New Grand Hotel, Nagoya, Fourth International Conference on Science, Engineering & Environment (1089-1093).