Thailand is new dumping ground for world’s high-tech trash, police say

Electronic waste hidden in a freight container are seen during a search at Leam Chabang industrial estate, Chonburi province, Thailand, May 29, 2018. REUTERS/Athit Perawongmetha

BANGKOK (Reuters) – Thailand is a new dumping ground for scrap electronics from around the world, say police and environmentalists, the latest country to feel the impact of China’s crackdown on imports of high-tech trash. Police at Laem Chabang port, south of Bangkok, showed on Tuesday seven shipping containers each packed with about 22 tonnes […]

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