A Study of Behavior and Measures for Interventions Reducing Food Waste of Households in Bangkok

Authors

  • Suphissara Intarathaworn Chulalongkorn University

Keywords:

Food Waste, Household, Behavior, Intervention

Abstract

Food waste is one of the societies’ Problem which Thailand is rapidly trying to solve this controversial issue in terms of changing citizen’s behavior by intervening with new protocols to reduce the amounts of food waste in Thailand household communities.  All mentioned leads to this useful thesis which can be divided into 2 mains point; factors contributing to food waste (gender, age, household size, a way of living) and studying citizen’s behavior in order to understand and convey appropriated interventions to reduce an amount of household’s food waste the comparison between eating food without separating food waste or planning consumption and eating food by separating food waste or planning consumption. Using the method of selecting a purposive sample, there was a sample of 200 people. After the study, it is found out that a way of living is considered as a main contributed factors to household food waste while others (gender, age, individual and household income, number of members) have no impact on the issue. More importantly, the intervention we made causing positive changes in citizen’s behavior.

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Published

17-06-2024

How to Cite

Intarathaworn ศ. (2024). A Study of Behavior and Measures for Interventions Reducing Food Waste of Households in Bangkok. Journal of Humanities and Social Sciences for Sustainable Development, 7(1), 106–115. Retrieved from https://ssrujournal.com/index.php/hsssru/article/view/302