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Garbage truck drivers leaving their loads of trash on a local road instead of at the nearby dump have angered residents of Phra Chedi Sam Ong, a village in the tourist district of Sangkhla Buri, close to the Myanmar border in Kanchanaburi province. Local residents blame adequate facilities in the popular destination of Wangka, nearby. Tourists are often blamed for excessive trash at more popular spots in Thailand. When their complaints were ignored by the local authorities, residents took their case to the media. They told reporters on Thursday that mountains of garbage from local factories and Wangka municipality have […]

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Know of a few scavengers that make a living by cruising the main roads collecting plastic etc from the roadside, obviously discarded by passing traffic, so at a stretch I will say "Thai tourists" are to blame, as you can count the local foreigners here.

Probably need a media campaign to STOP trashing their own country, may help.😏

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