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Will Samui Paradise turn into garbage heap?

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they can always just have garbage burning days, thainess...

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could turn into a heap of garbage soon

Could ?....thought it was already

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get some quotes for an repairs to the incinerator otherwise setup a receycling plant and call singapore and ask how much its gonna cost for them to send a barge, their incinerators are always working. Returning ash is going to take up a hell of a let of space, and this suggesting is totally corruption perfect, sure beats the obvious fixes.

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It already is has has been for years. Just look at the foreigners and the Thais it attracts. The low of human kind.

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It's not a problem that's exclusive to Samui. It's a national crisis, and the majority of Thais very simply don't care how it it affects themselves or others; unless it hits their pocket books and wallets. Then they expect someone else to foot the bill and do the dirty work.

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I used to stay there a few months every year for some 20 Years,....Stopped going to Samui , 6-7 Years ago...when I did not feel that Paradise feeling anymore....Garbage had a lot to do with it, but the locals to...more violence, brake ins...thefts,..roads were very dangerous...one dead a day.....(unofficially)...locals became unfriendly and treated everybody like a fresh tourist ready to be squeezed out of his last bath....some of my good friends that lived there left to...We all had some wonderful times there,...but sadly this is over....The new tourists see it as a paradise, Unaware of the real beauty lost...!

I used to know 7 beaches and bays around the Island were you could swim naked, there was rarely somebody around....They are all over build now...The promoters and local Mafia had made huge fortunes building houses and resorts on the most beautiful beaches.....Progress ???...Greed...!!!

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Totally agree,i was shocked a few years back when my wife and i and some of her cousins were clearing land,out in the country,some friends turned up with food,in those sytrofoam boxes,when finished one lady collected it all up and just threw it in some bushes,i am very strict about at our house and at my wife's shop but it seems they just cannot stop themselves from throwing it on the ground,i know the argument about how before things were wrapped in banana leaves,but i don't think that really applies today,it's just does not seem an issue for Thai people,and will not be even when the whole country is covered in a layer of garbage a metre high,it is one of the things i really dislike about Thailand and the Thai's attitude about it.

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I was waiting in my jeep one day for the boat to Koh Samui at DonSak,...and a guy was eating some food out of plastic bags Thai Style... he stood right in front of my jeep next to a garbage can and he true his garbage right in the sea.....there is a lot of education to be don here.....!!

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It's all been done to death on these pages for years and during that time little has changed. One of the biggest problems in Thailand is the lack of rubbish collection in villages and the lack of education about the environment in schools. Villagers burn or dump their rubbish and the kids grow up thinking it's the normal thing to do.

Despite the 'Dear Leaders' pledges to cleanse the country of all bad things and wrong doing i doubt he will be too worried about the fact that the whole country is fast becoming the rubbish dump of Asia !

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Totally agree,i was shocked a few years back when my wife and i and some of her cousins were clearing land,out in the country,some friends turned up with food,in those sytrofoam boxes,when finished one lady collected it all up and just threw it in some bushes,i am very strict about at our house and at my wife's shop but it seems they just cannot stop themselves from throwing it on the ground,i know the argument about how before things were wrapped in banana leaves,but i don't think that really applies today,it's just does not seem an issue for Thai people,and will not be even when the whole country is covered in a layer of garbage a metre high,it is one of the things i really dislike about Thailand and the Thai's attitude about it.

I have never understood Thailand's obsession with Styrofoam and plastic bags. I'd ban them both if it were up to me; or perhaps even better, make them pay a plastic pollution tax at the distributor and consumer level. If Mama Noodles wants to sell their rubbish in Styrofoam, or if CP want's to sell all their crap in plastic containers... Then they have to pay for that at the production level without an increase price of the product that is passed along to the consumer. If the consumer wants to buy the rubbish and crap, then they have to pay another tax at the counter... Things would change very quickly.

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A tragic example of how human greed is destroying the planet. How did we become mere spectators at our own funeral?

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