Thu, 16 Aug 2018 09:47
TAT launches plastic reduction drive
Thu, 16 Aug 2018 01:00
Govt to ban import of electronic, plastic wastes
Minister says environment and public health top priorities; recycling businesses fear for future.
Sat, 11 Aug 2018 01:00
National parks’ ban on plastics
Starting on August 12, all disposable plastic containers, cutlery and straws will be banned from 154 national parks throughout the country
Fri, 10 Aug 2018 01:00
A step in the right direction
Re: Import of plastic waste banned
Thu, 09 Aug 2018 08:59
Import of plastic waste banned
The import of plastic waste to Thailand has finally been banned, according to an update on regulations from the Industrial Works Department.
Mon, 23 Jul 2018 18:16
Dow Thailand, SCG hit the road in joint effort to stop plastic waste ending up as marine debris
Dow Thailand Group and SCG on Monday announced a joint effort to turn recycled plastics into asphalt roads, which will help reduce plastic marine debris, enhance road performance and potentially reduce greenhouse-gas emissions during road construction.
Sat, 07 Jul 2018 01:00
Volvo’s Thai unit backs global beach clean-up campaign
VOLVO Car Thailand has joined Volvo’s global campaign on reducing plastic usage, removing plastic waste from the environment and increasing awareness for the crucial worldwide issue of seaborne microplastics pollution in the ocean.
Auto & Audio
Wed, 04 Jul 2018 18:23
Robinson boss hails plastic bag success
Robinson said it “bagless shopping” campaign had been a success and it was hoping to reduce plastic bag use by 30 per cent by the end of the year.
Tue, 05 Jun 2018 13:42
Plastic wasteland: Asia's ocean pollution crisis
A Vietnamese mangrove draped with polythene, a whale killed after swallowing waste bags in Thai seas and clouds of underwater trash near Indonesian "paradise" islands -- grim images of the plastic crisis that has gripped Asia.
Tue, 05 Jun 2018 01:00
Burning plastic waste hardly the ideal situation
Re: “Solution to plastic waste lies in burning it for energy, says ministry”, News, June 4.
Mon, 04 Jun 2018 01:00
Solution to plastic waste lies in burning it for energy, says ministry
AUTHORITIES are leaning towards burning plastic waste and getting industry involved in choosing policies as they seek to improve the management system for the persistent pollutant that fouls both land and water environments.
Sun, 22 Apr 2018 01:00
Earth Day focuses on oceans drowning in single-use plastics
SINGLE-USE plastic is being seen as a major threat to Mother Earth this Earth Day, while environmental group Greenpeace has suggested a tax on plastic production to cut down Thailand’s high rate of plastic waste generation.
Sun, 08 Apr 2018 01:00
One indulgence we must give up: Plastic
The Holy Week came and went, souls repented and were forgiven. But from Baguio to Cagayan de Oro, streets and waterways were littered with all sorts of plastic waste in the wake of the long weekend. And it’s not just an eyesore. The excessive dependence on plastic in the Philippines and the irresponsible disposal of it have far more severe repercussions than we realise.
Sun, 01 Apr 2018 01:00
Bottled water makers welcome cap seal ban
Thai bottled water producers have responded well to a plan to stop using cap seals, which will not only decrease plastic waste but also reduce unnecessary production costs.
Tue, 27 Mar 2018 01:00
Cambodian duo’s Eco-Plastic takes 2nd in startup challenge
A PAIR OF FEMALE Cambodian entrepreneurs placed second in a regional business competition on Saturday, beating out university teams from six countries with their startup idea – called Eco-Plastic – that could utilise Cambodia’s plastic waste to pave cheaper, more durable roads.