Mon, 17 Jun 2019 19:39
Trashpresso: Mobile recycling plant in Singapore that gives plastic a new lease of life
The first innovation of its kind to be showcased in Singapore, the Trashpresso can transform 135 grams of pellets into a set of three colourful hexagon-shaped coasters.
Sun, 16 Jun 2019 10:59
Getting to zero: the Japan town trying to recycle all its waste
Plastic, paper, metal? In Japan's Kamikatsu, sorting rubbish isn't that simple. Residents face a mind-boggling 45 separate categories for their garbage as the town aims to be "zero-waste" by 2020.
Fri, 14 Jun 2019 01:00
Thai discovery may herald high-tech revolution in supernatural science
Re: “Villagers in Khon Kaen falling for so-called healing plastic card,” Thailand”, June 13.
Thu, 13 Jun 2019 01:00
Villagers in Khon Kaen falling for so-called healing plastic card
KHON KAEN Provincial Public Health official Peera Areerat has warned people against buying a so-called “plastic healing card” as it has no miraculous healing powers or the ability to soothe aches.
Wed, 12 Jun 2019 11:49
Khon Kaen villagers swear by 'miracle powers' of plastic healing card
Local residents in northeastern Khon Khaen province are rushing to buy a plastic card they believe has miraculous powers to soothe body pain.
Tue, 11 Jun 2019 14:35
One more time: 2020 Olympic podiums to be made from recycled plastic
Tokyo - Podiums at the Tokyo 2020 Olympics will be made from plastic waste donated by local residents or collected from the sea, organisers said Tuesday, as part of a sustainability push.
Thu, 06 Jun 2019 01:00
Your role in breaking Thailand’s plastic habit
Simple, daily actions are key to halting a public addiction that is threatening our health and environment
Mon, 03 Jun 2019 01:00
Thailand still sealed in plastic
WITH WORLD Environment Day being observed on Wednesday, major retail chains Tesco Lotus and Central Group have pledged to further reduce plastic use in their operations, and on a permanent basis.
Tue, 28 May 2019 14:13
Central Retail aims to become first plastic bag-free chain
Central Retail, led by Central Department Store together with Central Group’s retail businesses, has launched their “Central Love the Earth ‘Say No to Plastic Bags’” campaign.
Wed, 22 May 2019 10:02
200 chickens burned alive as truck catches fire in Chon Buri
A trailer truck transporting chickens to slaughter caught fire on a Chon Buri road on Wednesday morning, burning alive some 200 birds trapped in plastic crates, police said.
Mon, 22 Apr 2019 11:38
FamilyMart launches no plastic drive
FamilyMart is showing its concern for the environment with the launch of a new “Green FamilyMart” campaign.
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.
Tue, 16 Apr 2019 01:00
Clues emerge in the mystery of the ‘missing’ ocean plastics
It’s a puzzle that has perplexed scientists for years: humanity dumps millions of tonnes of plastics into the world’s oceans annually, yet almost all of it is swallowed up, with only a tiny fraction remaining visible on the surface.
Sat, 13 Apr 2019 01:00
SPECIAL REPORT: Hope stirs with every turtle hatchling
An old friend of Thailand has returned from the sea, but vast drifts of plastic block more leatherback turtles from coming ashore to spawn.