• Thu, 14 Mar 2019 17:00
    Plastic waste fire burns for second day
    Firefighters struggled to control a major fire at a plastic waste-separating factory in Nakhon Ratchasima's Noen Sung district which began on Wednesday afternoon, and estimated that it would take another day or two to be completely extinguished.
    Breaking News
  • Fri, 08 Feb 2019 01:00
    Environmental issues won’t solve themselves
    The government has several clear steps to take in tackling threats from air pollution and plastic waste Single-use plastic waste and big-city air pollution have become the two most serious environmental issues facing Thailand, and it’s daunting to consider how long it might take to find sustainable solutions – and how strong the political will must be to ensure success.
    opinion
  • Wed, 30 Jan 2019 01:00
    Southeast Asia’s plastic-spewing ogre
    Indonesia should be ashamed of its status as the world’s second-largest plastic waste producer after China. The government and all other stakeholders must do more to turn this appalling situation around.
    opinion
  • Sun, 27 Jan 2019 11:56
    Plastic likely killed green turtle washed up in Chumphon
    A large green turtle was found dead on Chumphon’s Bang Nam Jeud Beach on Saturday, believed killed by plastic waste it ingested.
    Breaking News
  • Wed, 23 Jan 2019 01:00
    Dow heads alliance for  plastic waste management 
    Dow Chemical Co Ltd is collaborating with 30 institutes to set up Alliance to End Plastic Waste (AEPW) to raise US$1 billion (Bt 32 billion) for the management plastic wastes globally under the concept of Circular Economy, the company's chief executive officer Jim Fitterling said yesterday.
    Corporate
  • Thu, 06 Dec 2018 12:18
    Nestlé employees clean beach on World Volunteer Day
    Victor Seah, Chairman and CEO of Nestlé Indochina, led over 200 volunteer Nestlé employees in collecting rubbish from Sattahip Beach near Arpakorn Kiattiwong Hospital to mark World Volunteer Day on Wednesday.
    Breaking News
  • Tue, 04 Dec 2018 01:00
    Plastic bags are just the tip of the trash mountain
    Once again we are hearing that Thailand is getting serious about plastic bags, this time because it’s Thai Environment Day (today). Note that nothing is being mentioned about all the other plastic waste, just the bags. 
    your say
  • Mon, 29 Oct 2018 10:03
    Samui goes green to protect island ecosystem
    Travel log
  • 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
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