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The Result of Enhanced Monitoring Activities for Prevention of Illegal Export and Import of Wastes by the Regional Environment Offices during the Reduce, Reuse and Recycle (3R) Promotion Month

December 26, 2013

Enhanced monitoring activities for prevention of illegal export and import of wastes by Regional Environment Offices (REO), Ministry of the Environment (MOE) were undertaken in cooperation with Customs as part of activities of the 3R Promotion Month this past October.

The result of the activities is as follows:

1.The result of enhanced monitoring activities for prevention of illegal export and import of wastes.
(1) Joint inspection of dubious cargos by REO and Customs
(2) Site inspection to exporters' cargos of which relevant documents have already been submitted for pre-application consultation service by REO
(3) Dissemination of regulations and legal framework to control export and import of waste and pre-application consultation service
a. Distribution of brochures and information materials
b. Seminar on export and import of waste for exporters and importers

MOE keeps on enhancing monitoring of wastes to prevent illegal export and import of waste in cooperation with Customs and disseminating information on control of export and import of waste through various opportunities such as seminars.

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