Political Science Association of Kasetsart University

POLITICAL SCIENCE ASSOCIATION OF KASETSART UNIVERSITY

The Development of Waste Management: The Case Study of Maemok Municipality, Thailand
Type : AAMR

This research aimed to analyze the factors affecting the development of municipality waste
management and the causal relationship of the factors affecting the development of waste
management of Maemok Municipality, Thoen District, Lampang Province. Data were
collected from 156 households participating in the waste management development project.
The independent variables consisted of participatory behavior in waste management,
awareness in waste management, technology choices in waste management, government
regulations and enforcement, leadership and having responsible organizations. The dependent
variable was the development of waste management. The instrument used to collect data was
a questionnaire. Data were analyzed by mean, standard deviation and multiple regression
analysis. According to the analysis using the stepwise method to analyze six independent
variables influencing the development of waste management with the statistically significant
level of.05, it was found that all independent variables, including participatory behavior in
waste management, awareness in waste management, technology choices in waste
management, government regulations and enforcement, leadership and having responsible
organizations could explain the variation of waste management development at 57.50% (R2
=.331). The results also showed that there were only two independent variables that had
statistically significant influence: awareness in waste management and technology choices in
waste management.

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