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Time to stop trashing the place

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  • Newspaper section: Spectrum
  • Writer: Angus Mitchell, Matthew Christensen and Ponpun Krataykhwan
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Unfortunately, the anti-littering ethos has not taken hold in Thailand. Municipal workers with their oversized bamboo brooms work hard to overcome the barrage of junk being constantly and carelessly tossed on the ground by pedestrians. A long-tail boat ride to a beautiful beach in Phangnga may lead to disappointment when the beach is strewn with washed-up wrappers and plastic bottles. 

Photo: Pattanapong Hirunard

There ought to be a law against that, right? Well, there is.

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