“I’ll pick up all your garbage,” he wrote in an article about the new initiative. “Sending back … home as a souvenir.”
“Your trash – we’ll send it back to you,” another garbage photo is captioned.
In addition, those responsible for littering will not only be blacklisted to visit the park, but they will also be registered with the police. In a post, he also reminded visitors that throwing trash in a national park is punishable by up to five years in prison and fines, according to the BBC.
Khao Yai, established as Thailand’s first national park in 1962, spans over 770 square miles about 80 miles northeast of Bangkok. It is the third largest national park in this country and is known for its spread of mammalian fauna – including elephants, sambar deer and civets.
Every visitor to Khao Yai will need to register and share their home address, allowing park rangers to link them to whatever trash they leave in their wake.
A message, showing empty plastic bottles and chip bags, showed a note written in Thai, which translated as: “You forgot your litter box at Khao Yai National Park, we are sending it back to you.”