When referring to any of the results of our analysis and/or its concept and design, please cite us accordingly:
Global Plastics Policy Centre (2022) March A., Salam, S., Evans, T., Hilton, J., Fletcher, S. (editors). Global Plastics Policy Review. Revolution Plastics, University of Portsmouth.
Thailand Act on the Maintenance of the Cleanliness and Orderliness of the Country, B.E. 2535 (1992)View the policy document
Key FindingsView the policy document
This Act comprises 62 Sections divided into 6 Chapters: The Maintenance of the Cleanliness in Public Place and Public Establishment; The Keeping and Maintenance of Lawn and Trees in The Road and Public Establishment; The Prohibition of The Dropping of Refuse and Waste in The Public Place and The Public Establishment; Maintenance of The Orderliness; The Powers and Duties of the Local Official and the Competent Official; Penalties. The Act prohibits anyone from pouring or dropping refuse, waste, waste liquid or other things onto the road or waterway or in public establishments (Section 33), where “waste” means wastepaper, remnant of cloth, food scrap, goods scrap, plastic bag, food container, ash, dung or carcass including other things left after the cleaning of the road, market, or animal raising place or other places (Section 4).
There was insufficient evidence available to complete the evaluation framework at the time of the assessment.
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