Department of Industrial Works Published the latest publication of the Ministry of Industry on “Management of Waste or Unusable Materials BE 2566” which fully applies the Polluter Pays Principle: PPP. It comes into effect on 1 November 2023, with a warning to waste producers and waste treatment recipients. Waste management must be reported within the time limit. Violators are subject to a fine of up to 20,000 baht.
Mr. Julapong Taweesri, Director General of the Department of Industrial Works It was revealed that the Ministry of Industry by the Department of Industrial Works (Wor.) attaches importance to the management of waste or unused materials arising from factory operations. updated the latest publication “Publication of the Ministry of Industry on the management of waste or unused materials BE 2566” which fully applies the Polluter Pays Principle: PPP. Define liability from the beginning of the factory of origin. Until the waste or unused material has been completely disposed of. Unlike before, the responsibility ends when the waste or waste material is taken to the disposal plant. effective from November 1, 2023, except for the submission of annual reports on the management of waste or unused materials and monthly reports on the management of raw materials and products. Through the Ministry of Industry’s central information reporting system or iSingle Form (https://isingleform.go.th/home), which was published in the Royal Gazette on May 31, 2023 and will be effective from the date of publication. Failure to report or late reporting will result in a fine of up to 20,000 baht.
Waste Generator (WG) 60,638 factories across the country when it was published in the Royal Gazette An annual report is required on the management of waste or unused material. Hazardous waste and non-hazardous waste by 1 April of the following year. The data for the year 2022 is due to be reported within 30 days after the publication date in the Government Gazette, ie by June 30, 2023 for factories submitting a SorKor.3 report for the year 2022 according to the Ministry’s announcement Regarding the disposal of sewage or unused materials BE 2548, it is considered that the annual report for the year 2565 according to the new announcement has been successfully submitted.
Waste Processor (WP) is the 101st, 105th and 106th factories out of 2,500 factories across the country. A monthly report on the management of raw materials and products must be submitted by the 15th day of the following month. in force from the date of publication in the Royal Gazette which will report information for the first time by 15 July 2023
Mr. added Julapong that the DIW has organized online training for factories No. 101, 105 and 106 on May 30-June 1, 2023, which is a total of 1,020 cases on the subject “Sewage or Unusable Material Management Law 2023” on for the recipient treatment to dispose of waste Reports can be legally submitted to the system within the time limit.
“Management of waste or unused materials Providing a good management system is critical. It is considered a fundamental factor that supports the development of the industrial sector in a balanced way. to build confidence with investors as well as build trust and confidence from people across the country,” said the Director General of the Department of Industrial Works.