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3 Tons of Electronic Waste Collected in Greater Bangkok

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Garbage in a area of an operating landfill

Garbage in a area of an operating landfill. Photo: Ashley Felton.

BANGKOK, Jan 10 (TNA) — The Pollution Control Department collected more than 3 tons of electronic waste from people in greater Bangkok in only about two weeks last month.

Pralong Damrongthai, director-general of the department, said it encouraged people in greater Bangkok to drop their electronic waste at Bangkok’s district offices and government offices in nearby provinces from Dec 14 to 29 so that it would be disposed of properly. The e-waste included used mobile phones and electrical appliances.

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