Problems and Affecting Factors of Solid Waste Management of Kaedam Subdistrict Municipality, Kaedam District, Mahasarakham Province

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Pongsak Prathumtang
Sittichai Thansriskul

Abstract

Nowadays the solid waste is the intensifying critical problem that impact to the whole environment and the health of people. This research has purposes to study problem, obstacles, and needs of the people including affecting factorsand suggestion for effective solid waste management.The researcher collected the data from 363 sampling respondents by using questionnaires. The instruments of statistical analysis included frequency, percentage, mean and standard deviation.
The study results were found that:
1. In 17 items of problems, obstacles, and needs of people about the solid waste management in Kaedam Subdistrict Municipality, Kaedam District, Mahasarakham Province, the top three items that had most frequency were : the samples wanted garbage cans with wheels and lids (78.5%) the people in that community had duty to clean their place (78.2%) the solid waste was built by the people in that community most (69.7%).
2. Factors affecting the success in solid waste management in Kaedam Subdistrict Municipality, Kaedam District, Mahasarakham Province, after analysing from questionaire, were found that : Factors affecting the success in solid waste management were at a high level as a whole (gif.latex?\bar{x}=3.99). Arranging the most to the least mean, they were as follow : people services (gif.latex?\bar{x}=4.08), merit system (gif.latex?\bar{x}=4.06). personnel (gif.latex?\bar{x}=4.04), management (gif.latex?\bar{x}=3.97), materials and tools (gif.latex?\bar{x}=3.92), and budgeting (gif.latex?\bar{x}=3.89).
3. Suggestions : Subdistrict Municipality should have personnel who have knowledges and morality, budgets materials and tools must be enough, the budget management must be transparent and verifiable, subdistrict municipality should create activities with community or supporting budgets to community for making activities about solid waste management and waste and service for the people with willingness.

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