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Crackdown on business recycling used rubber gloves


Police raided a warehouse in Pathum Thani on Thursday after getting a tip-off about an operation in which used rubber gloves were being cleaned and resold.

Crackdown on business recycling used rubber gloves

Officials questioned the caretaker Wanida Srichumpa, 53, who said the 37 tonnes of cleaned gloves and several bags of used gloves found on the premises belonged to an executive from Samsung Life Insurance (Thailand).

Crackdown on business recycling used rubber gloves

The warehouse is located in Lat Lum Kaeo district.

Crackdown on business recycling used rubber gloves

The evidence was confiscated and Wanida was escorted to the Consumer Protection Division under the National Police Bureau.

Crackdown on business recycling used rubber gloves

Police explained to her that reselling used gloves violated the Consumer Protection Act and other related laws.

Published : February 18, 2021

By : THE NATION