• Fri, 12 Oct 2018 01:00
    Brands ‘should be on the hook’ for their plastic waste
    BUSINESSES are being urged to take responsibility for their plastic packaging, after a major study found trash from major brands, including Coca-Cola, PepsiCo and Nestle, had littered beaches across the globe.
    national
  • Tue, 25 Sep 2018 01:00
    Initiative to create high-end textiles from plastic waste
    A THAI company has signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with a petrochemical refiner to develop textile products using plastic waste, at a time when all eyes are on the harm plastics are doing to the planet. Saha Pathana Inter-Holding Plc (SPI) and PTT Global Chemical PLC (GC) aim to bring Thai textile products up to international standards, a media release said on Tuesday.
    Corporate
  • Sun, 02 Sep 2018 01:00
    Pope urges clean up of plastic waste from oceans
    Vatican City - Pope Francis on Saturday issued a call to clear up oceans threatened by plastic waste and underscored the need to provide drinking water to all as a basic right.
    Breaking News
  • Fri, 17 Aug 2018 11:35
    On Thai island, hotel guests check out of plastic waste
    For the millions of sun seekers who head to Thailand's resort island of Phuket each year in search of stunning beaches and clear waters, cutting down on waste may not be a top priority.
    Breaking News
  • Thu, 16 Aug 2018 09:47
    TAT launches plastic reduction drive
    Travel log
  • 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.
    national
  • 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
    national
  • Fri, 10 Aug 2018 01:00
    A step in the right direction
    Re: Import of plastic waste banned
    your say
  • 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.
    national
  • 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.
    Corporate
  • 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.
    Breaking News
  • 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.
    Breaking News
  • 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.
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  • 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.
    national
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