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Thailand's solid waste management -
Transcript of Thailand's solid waste management -
GDP: $701.554 Billion
largest producer of natural and
synthetic rubber and hard disk drive
6th largest exporter of rice and sugar
Density of 132.1/Km2
Poor Waste management in Thailand
citizens can't see the value of waste
waste containers aren't labeled to the certain
type of waste, making it
harder to separate the waste.
laws or regulation
the separation of waste before disposal
Citizens aren't concerned about waste problems.
Citizens feel reluctant of
near their residence.
unsuccessful campaigns to make citizens aware of the situation
PROBLEMS of Solid Waste Management in Thailand.
we're currently working on
Lack of clear policies to promote separation of household
from conventional household waste as well as to promote
Thailand does not have a comprehensive recycling system as the solid waste produced in Thailand is either sent to a
or is sent to an
lack of operational procedures and environmental control on the landfill operation
Infectious and medical waste
not properly separated
in some private clinics
main waste disposal practice in Thailand
can get rid of large amount of waste
we generate around 38170 tons of waste per day
Sanitary Land Fill
final dumping place for waste that cannot be recycled or transformed
Material Recovery Facility
sorting recyclable waste
turning waste into energy
42% of those are organic waste
minimal waste management
effect of defective environmental management
air soil pollution
health issue - people's hygiene
Budgetary waste on deficient waste management
from uncontroled management of infectious waste
slows tourism business
as a consequence of lacking sanitation
resource recovery recycle and reuse
solid waste exchange
in some communities
dump into an open dump
in a Landfill
in a Sanitary landfilll
material recovered estimates at
/ person/ day
recyclable waste picked by the scavengers
Bangkok, capital city, generates
sorting recyclable waste Facility
anaerobic digestion generated 5.1 million unit in Rayong area
accept scavengers to help with waste management
working with private companies to build more power plants from garbage