Thailand set to intensify ban on e-waste imports

Thailand’s Natural Resources and Environment Minister Varawut Silpa-archa on Wednesday told the media that the country would intensify the ban on e-waste and plastic garbage smuggled from abroad.

“The ministry is serious in countering the imports of smuggled e-waste into Thailand,” said Varawut. “This is for the long term good for the country, as e-waste will only lead to aggravation of the environment.”

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