• Peeranart Kiddee Faculty of Science and Digital Innovation, Thaksin University
  • Somsiri Decharat Faculty of Health and Sports Science, Thaksin University
  • Suttiporn Bunmak Faculty of Health and Sports Science, Thaksin University



food waste, consumption behavior, waste management, southern


Food waste is one of the crises that many countries are concerned about in achieving Sustainable Development Goal 12. This research aims to survey and study consumption behavior, food waste management, and the influencing factors in food waste management behavior. This study was survey research. Questionnaires were used as research tools. The sample was randomly selected from 400 people across 14 provinces in southern Thailand. The statistics used descriptive statistics, including frequency, percentage, mean, standard deviation and ANOVA. The results show that individuals in the southern region generated 100-500 grams of food waste per capita per day related to cooking and consumption. The respondents showed moderate levels of prevention, optimization, and disposal behaviors, whereas they exhibited low levels of recycling food waste recovery. Moreover, gender is identified as a significant factor affecting food waste management behavior. Adopting adaptive behaviors leads to a reduction in food waste, aligning with sustainable development goals.


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How to Cite

Kiddee, P., Decharat, S., & Bunmak, S. (2024). HOUSEHOLD FOOD WASTE MANAGEMENT BEHAVIOR IN SOURNTHERN THAILAND. Life Sciences and Environment Journal, 25(1), 177–188.



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