• Thu, 21 Jun 2018 11:55
    Hotel group vows to eliminate plastics
    137 Pillars Hotels & Resorts is the latest in Thailand’s hospitality industry to pledge to eliminate single-use plastic from its hotel rooms and outlets, and make a more concerted effort to reduce its environmental footprint, increase CSR activities and review its sustainable purchasing options.
  • Mon, 18 Jun 2018 14:25
    Nitric acid spills on Ayutthaya road, causes eye irritation to onlookers
    Officials rushed to neutralise nitric acid leaking from plastic containers on board a truck in Ayutthaya on Monday morning.
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  • Sun, 17 Jun 2018 01:00
    Could you be ingesting plastic?
    Chemical components designed to make human lives easy is killing ecosystem, but not many know how
  • Sat, 16 Jun 2018 11:23
    7 ways to reduce plastic usage and make the planet greener
    Did you know that plastic takes 450 years to decompose? It takes even longer in landfills, about 1,000 years.
  • Thu, 14 Jun 2018 12:27
    Raids in Bangkok yield 60,000 counterfeit travel mugs
    Some 60,000 plastic coffee cups, tumblers and mugs bearing brand name logos have been confiscated from wholesale manufacturers and warehouses for intellectual property law violation.
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  • Thu, 14 Jun 2018 01:00
    Customs gets tough over toxic imports
    More stringent checks planned to reduce rising trend of plastic and e-waste influx.
  • Mon, 11 Jun 2018 12:00
    Plastic, toxins found in Antarctica
    In the latest depressing news about how we humans are destroying nature, Greenpeace reports that it discovered plastic pollution and hazardous chemicals during a recent expedition to the Antarctic. Laboratory analysis of water and snow samples has revealed the presence of microplastics and persistent chemicals.
  • Mon, 11 Jun 2018 10:02
    Green turtle becomes latest victim of plastic rubbish epidemic
    A green turtle has died in Chon Buri province after consuming a vast quantity of plastic.
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  • Sat, 09 Jun 2018 01:00
    Antarctic mission reveals remotest wilderness is poisoned by plastic 
    Laboratory analysis of water and snow samples, gathered during a recent Greenpeace expedition to the Antarctic, has revealed the presence of microplastics and persistent chemicals, respectively, in the majority of samples tested.
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  • Sat, 09 Jun 2018 01:00
    Sinking species
    Plastic pollution and unsustainable fishing practices a threat to many marine species; govt spending Bt1.2 bn under plan to tackle crisis.
  • Sat, 09 Jun 2018 01:00
    IKEA Group to rid all single-use plastic items by January 1, 2020
    IKEA has committed to removing single-use plastic products from its home furnishing range globally by 1 January 2020, including plastic straws, plates, cups, freezer bags, garbage bags and plastic-coated paper plates and cups.
  • Fri, 08 Jun 2018 01:00
    Slow progress towards plastic non-proliferation
    A whale pays the price for our garbage-choked seas, but will anguish make a difference?
  • Thu, 07 Jun 2018 16:48
    National parks, zoos to soon ban plastic bags and containers, says Minister
    Plastic and foam bags and containers will be banned from all of Thailand’s national parks and every zoo in the country under a plan being prepared by the Ministry of Natural Resources and Environment as a step to reduce the estimated 45 quadrillion pieces of plastic thrown away every year in the country.
  • Thu, 07 Jun 2018 11:50
    Getting rid of single-use plastic
    Akaryn Hotel Group has underlined its commitment to preserving the environment with the setting up of the charity organisation Pure Blue Foundation to support multi-faceted marine projects including coral reef restoration and marine turtle conservation.
  • Thu, 07 Jun 2018 01:00
    A tough habit to kick
    I’m very happy to hear that Thai industry has declared war on plastic pollution.
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