Thailand follows China lead and bans all plastic and e-waste imports

Thailand has prohibited imports of electronic and plastic waste, prompting calls for the UK to come up with longer-term solutions

Bangkok port
Thailand placed an immediate ban on all plastic and WEEE imports on 24 June

Thailand has prohibited imports of electronic and plastic waste, prompting calls for the UK to come up with longer-term solutions.

The country’s Department of Industrial Works (DIW) said last week that its 2,240 recycling and reprocessing facilities will no longer accept waste electrical and electronic equipment (WEEE) or plastic while inspections have been launched to crack down on illegal waste and operators in the country.

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