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Asian states urged to sign treaty to avoid ‘tidal wave’ of foreign trash

Authorities in Thailand have been scrambling to contain a waste scandal after discovering a vast amount of plastic and electronic waste has been imported this year – often illegally – by factories involved in recycling. Thais have been horrified to learn in recent weeks that hundreds of thousands of tons of electronic waste has been […]