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The purpose of this research paper is to study the current status of waste management. Analyze the factors of management and factors of waste management that affecting the effectiveness of waste management industry and to propose guidelines to increase the effectiveness of plastic industry waste management in Thailand. The research use mixed method of qualitative and quantitative by collected questionnaire with a sample of 210 companies and by in-depth interview with executives, managers and government agencies with total of 20 people found that 1) the current state of plastic waste management in Thailand still use the tools to waste management according to the concept from Asia and America 2) the results of multiple regression analysis found that factors to the overall industrial management together can explain the changes the effectiveness to waste management by 60.1% (Adjusted R2 = .601). Whereas the shared value factor of the industrial management affect the effectiveness of waste management industries of the overall statistically significant at .01 and factor of waste management industries can together explain the effectiveness to overall waste management by 45.7% (Adjusted R2 = .457) While the factor of processed waste management affect the effectiveness to the overall waste management statistically significant by .01 3) management approach to increase the effectiveness of plastic waste management in Thailand consist of (1) measure to reduce quantity of waste (2) measure to prevent waste (3) measure to prevent waste and (4) measures of participation in waste management.
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