Paper Title
Household Food Waste Generation Rate: A Case Study in Lopburi, Thailand

This research aims to analyze household food waste generation rate of a case study in Lopburi, Thailand by studying 2 sample groups within the area of Lopburi as representations of the urban area community in the Potalatkaew Subdistrict Municipality and the rural area community in the Kongthanu Subdistrict Administrative Organization, totalling 600 households. The research proceeding is designed to collect data of household food waste for 4 weeks which there would be a daily data collecting by volunteers and representatives from households measuring waste quantity at the generating spot, accumulating and analyzing food waste generation rate statistics both measuring with liquid and without liquid. The study has discovered that the food waste generation rate before separating food scraps from liquid equals to 0.431±0.014 kg/person/day and the food waste generation rate after liquid being separated is 0.266±0.009 kg/person/day. The result of the analysis of the relations between household food waste generation rate and income of the household is significantlyrelated as well as differences between the household food waste generation rate sample groups in urban area community and rural area community are statistically significant. Keywords - Household Food Waste, Food Waste Generation