Songkhla is Thailand's dirtiest province, followed by Samut Prakan and Kanchanaburi, according to figures from the Pollution Control Department.
Songkhla has the most undisposed rubbish in the country, including waste that has not been collected or has been disposed of improperly.
Wichien Jungrungruang, director-general of the Pollution Control Department, said Songkhla had 2.4 million tonnes of undisposed rubbish in 2013 or an average of 1.7 kilogrammes per head. Samut Prakan had 2 million tonnes or 1.6kg a head, while Kanchanburi had 1.6 million tonnes or 1.9kg a head.
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