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DIW and MOEJ held a Technical Consultation 2023 toward Circular Economy in the field of Industrial Waste Management in Thailand

Department of Industrial Works (DIW) in cooperation with the Ministry of the Environment of Japan (MOEJ) held the Technical Consultation 2023 toward Circular Economy  in the field of Industrial Waste Management in Thailand at Meeting Room 505 at Dept. of Industrial Works on December 19, 2023.


Dr. Jullapong Thaveesri, Director General of the Department of Industrial Works (DIW), Mr. Sunthron Kewsawang, Deputy Director General, Dr. Sirakarn Leungsakul, Director of Industrial Waste Management Division and members of staff from DIW, Representatives from other Government Agencies as well as Federation of Thai Industry participated from Thai side, while Chief from the Ministry of the Environment, Japan (MOEJ), Representative from the Embassy of Japan in Thailand (EOJT), Former Vice Minister of the Environment of Japan & Chairman of Japan Industrial Waste Information Center (JW Center) with team participated in the Consultation. in the Project on Enhancement of Industrial Waste Management in Thailand 2023.


At the opening session of the Consultation, Dr. Jullapong introduced new system for Industrial Waste Management so called i-Industry and challenge for “End of Waste”, with which DIW enhance Industrial Waste Management and promote Circular Economy in the field of Industrial Waste, MOEJ referred background of Waste Management in Japan and confirmed its continued cooperation with DIW, EOJT referred the summit meeting between the Prime Ministers from Thailand and Japan at 50th Anniversary Meeting for ASEAN and Japan, in which both countries agreed on Action Plan including those in the field of Circular Economy and JW Center referred to relation between Climate Change & Circular Economy and strengthen how important to realize Circular Economy from the point of stop global boiling, followed by knowledge sharing covering 5 topics, i.e. (1) Industrial Waste Management in Thailand, (2) Waste Gypsum Management (from Organic Acid manufacturers), (3) Disposal and Recycling of used LED (4) Power to Gas Technology for Carbon neutral and (5) Utilization of Electric Manifest for Material Cycle Society.


Dr. Jullapong, At the closing session, concluded that DIW found that MOEJ in cooperation with JW Center move forward to the same direction of what DIW thought, and therefore DIW hope to closely work with MOEJ and JW Center including further development of the Industrial Waste Management System in Thailand.    



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