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Waste not, want not

Thailand has become one of the world’s largest garbage dumps after China banned waste imports, including electronics and plastics, from foreign countries in 2017. As a result, waste from many countries that was originally shipped to China is now being redirected to countries in Southeast ...

Bangkok Post Reporter

Customs enacts urgent waste smuggling measures

The Customs Department has implemented urgent measures to prevent smuggling of electronic and plastic waste into the country after Bt17.5 million worth of the waste shipments were intercepted, the department chief said.Customs Department director-general Krissada Jinawicharana said 103 cases of smuggling the undesirable waste were ...

The Nation Reporter

Concern on e-waste law

The country’s major big business representative has asked the government for a 45-day delay in new regulations on recycling and disposal of electronics waste. The Federation of Thai Industries (FTI) claims that haste on waste laws could cost up to (exactly) 753,357 workers their jobs. ...

Dangerous electronic waste found in Samut Prakan

Deputy National Police Chief Pol Gen Weerachai Songmetta found illegal electronic waste at a treatment plant in Samut Prakan province during a raid on Tuesday (June 19) . Keep reading ...

Nuppol Suvansombut

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