• Fri, 22 Feb 2019 16:56
    Students suffer smoke inhalation after fire at recycling plant
    Twenty students were taken to hospital suffering from smoke inhalation on Friday after a fire broke out near their school at a recycling plant in Rayong's Nakhom Pattana district.
    Breaking News
  • Mon, 07 Jan 2019 01:00
    Recycling gets the nod under ‘circular economy’ projects
    As Asian countries face a future of evermore waste being generated, they are considering a shift to the “circular economy” to drive sustainable growth for their nation.
    Economy
  • Mon, 07 Jan 2019 01:00
    Recycling gets nod under ‘circular economy’ projects
    As Asian countries face a future of ever-more waste being generated, they are considering a shift to the “circular economy” to drive sustainable growth for their nation.
    Real Estate
  • Mon, 24 Dec 2018 11:26
    Indorama acquires PET recycling facility in USA
    Chemical producer Indorama Ventures Plc (IVL) has entered into an agreement to acquire a PET recycling facility from Custom Polymers PET in Alabama, US.
    Corporate
  • Wed, 05 Dec 2018 11:49
    Bangkok recycling plant gutted in stubborn fire
    A major fire at a Bangkok recycling plant forced the evacuation of residents from an adjacent four-storey apartment building early Wednesday.
    national
  • Wed, 05 Sep 2018 15:41
    Kalasin removes electrical waste
    A 50-tonne first batch of waste electrical equipment will be removed free-of-charge on Thursday from the Khok Sa-art community in Kalasin's Khong Chai district, which has been known for recycling and processing e-waste for proper disposal in Sara Buri, said provincial natural resources and environment office director Phichit Sombatmak on Wednesday.
    national
  • Wed, 05 Sep 2018 01:00
    Electronics trade objects to draft recycling law
    MANUFACTURERS and vendors of electronics and electrical appliances have expressed strong opposition to a draft bill on the disposal of waste gear, citing the high costs they would face.
    Economy
  • 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
  • Wed, 15 Aug 2018 14:14
    Govt launches electronic waste crackdown
    Provincial Administration Department director-general Arthit Boonyasophat has instructed all district chiefs to dispatch teams led by kamnans (tambon officials) and village heads to check electronic waste-recycling factories.
    national
  • Tue, 31 Jul 2018 12:06
    IVL expands European presence, acquires recycler Sorepla
    SET-listed Indorama Ventures Public Company Limited (IVL), a global chemical producer, announced on Tuesday it had entered into an agreement to acquire Sorepla Industrie SA, a plastics recycling facility in France.
    Corporate
  • Mon, 16 Jul 2018 01:00
    Circular economy 'the way to go to reduce environmental degradation'
    CIRCULAR ECONOMY, or the reuse and recycling of products, is expected to grow in a big way as consumers, manufacturers and policymakers are becoming increasingly aware of the worsening environment due to expanding economic activities.
    Economy
  • Thu, 12 Jul 2018 08:48
    Trash piles up in US as China closes door to recycling
    For months, a major recycling facility for the greater Baltimore-Washington area has been facing a big problem: it has to pay to get rid of huge amounts of paper and plastic it would normally sell to China.
    business
  • Mon, 11 Jun 2018 04:00
    Thailand becoming ‘garbage bin of world’
    Waste policies encourage wrong choices; reducing, reusing and recycling should come first, say environmentalists.
    national
  • Sat, 02 Jun 2018 01:00
    Company faces legal action over alleged fraud in the import of plastic garbage
    RAIDS on recycling plants and containers of plastics importers are being ramped up in the wake of a recent controversy over an e-waste operation.
    national
  • Sun, 20 May 2018 01:00
    What’s old becomes gold
    Thais take part in a globetrotting exhibition that proves the merits of upcycling
    lifestyle
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