Tue, 23 Apr 2019 08:29
Barcelona beckons for Nadal after Monte Carlo embarrassment
Rafael Nadal said on Monday he won't waste time dwelling on his weekend Monte Carlo semi-final loss but instead will concentrate on bouncing back at the Barcelona Open.
Tue, 23 Apr 2019 01:00
Starbucks introduces reusable cup to reduce waste
TO ENCOURAGE reusability on Earth Day, and to inspire its customers to make more sustainable choices all year long, Starbucks yesterday launched reusable hot and cold cups in Thai stores.
Sat, 20 Apr 2019 13:42
Plastic surgery: a radical new process to breathe new life into old plastic
Plastic waste is plaguing our planet. In total, people have produced more than 8 billion tonnes of plastic. Half of all newly manufactured plastic becomes trash in less than a year.
Fri, 19 Apr 2019 01:00
Thailand to junk three kinds of plastic by end of this year
End of this year, Thailand will be free from three types of plastic – microbeads, cap seals and oxo-degradable plastics – and from four other types of single-use plastics by 2022, according to a road map that got the Cabinet’s initial nod on Tuesday.
Sat, 13 Apr 2019 14:05
China to add ‘eco’ toilet to Mt Everest Read
Beijing: Climbers with pressing needs on Mount Everest will soon find an “eco-friendly” toilet at a Chinese campsite 7,028m above sea level in an ongoing campaign to deal with the peak’s waste problem.
Fri, 12 Apr 2019 15:05
Flowers raised by cool waste
PTT is showcasing how cool waste can be used to nurture flowers in the 8th Wonders of Cool-Season Crops – Tulip in Bloom Festival that runs until April 21 at the Her Royal Highness Princess Maha Chakri Sirindhorn Herb Garden in Rayong.
Fri, 12 Apr 2019 01:00
Stimulus plans labelled wasteful by think tank
A PROMINENT think tank has branded as wasteful government plans for expansionary economic policies when the country’s growth is still healthy.
Wed, 10 Apr 2019 01:00
STAKE ACQUISITION 7UP unit branches into waste management
Seven Utility and Power Plc (7UP)’s board of directors has approved a Bt33.75 million investment by its subsidiary, Ferrum Energy, for a 30-per-cent stake in Universal Waste Management Co Ltd as a way to expand the subsidiary’s business to waste management, the company’s acting CEO, Chanin Kieatthaveepong, said yesterday.
Sun, 31 Mar 2019 01:00
Indonesian Fashion Week designers use plastic waste as materials
The 2019 Indonesian Fashion Week (IFW) has started, showcasing the best talents in the Indonesian fashion scene on Friday.
Thu, 28 Mar 2019 01:00
Apocalypse in Chon Buri
Bodybags, rats, waste: Disaster response turns to VR for grim training
Mon, 25 Mar 2019 01:00
Revise Waste Act with incentives to reduce junk, says expert
THE COUNTRY’S waste could be reduced through incentives that push private developers to better management of construction materials, creating an economically healthier sector alongside healthier homes and reduced environmental impacts.
Mon, 18 Mar 2019 20:00
Wastewater runs freely into sea off Krabi’s Ao Nang Beach
The Krabi provincial government appears to be attempting a “band-aid” solution to stop wastewater from running freely onto one of the most popular beaches in the region.
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.
Mon, 11 Mar 2019 01:00
How one community in smoggy Lampang gets rid of all its waste without burning anything
WITH ATTENTION focused on forest fires’ contribution to the air pollution choking upper Thailand, other outdoor burning – particularly farm scrub being torched – is coming under closer scrutiny. One community – Ban Paen Pong Chai, which covers 10 villages in Lampang’s Chae Hom district, has emerged as a shining example for others to follow.
Fri, 08 Mar 2019 01:00
How we might break the plastic habit
A global ‘treaty’ under consideration could be the catalyst to reducing the ruinous waste