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Thai officials discuss imposing a fee on plastic bags

Thailand’s Ministry of Finance is keen to convince vendors and department stores to charge customers for plastic bags in a bid to cut the country’s vast waste problem. Suwit Rojanavanich, head of the ministry’s Fiscal Policy Office, has met officials from the Ministry of Natural Resources and Environment to discuss ways to motivate citizens to […]