Thai toxic dumping challenge

Cozier, Muriel
May 2006
ICIS Chemical Business;5/22/2006, Vol. 1 Issue 20, p31
Trade Publication
The article reports on the continuing rise of illegal toxic waste disposal in Thailand. According to Bundit Tunsathien, director of the waste technical and planning section at the country's Department of Industrial Works, they are trying to manage the problem and they want factories to dispose of toxic waste in an environmentally friendly manner but for that to happen, other government agencies also have a role to play. He also added that companies in Thailand produce about 3 million tonne of hazardous waste and 10 million tonne of non-toxic waste annually.


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