Mon, 12 Nov 2018 01:00
Anxiety mounts over nuclear waste found in Laem Chabang Port
ACADEMICS HAVE urged authorities to fully disclose information about the radioactive waste found at Laem Chabang Port and investigate the shipment’s entire route.
Sat, 10 Nov 2018 13:59
Radioactive waste detected in container at Laem Chabang port
An unknown amount of radioactive waste has been detected inside an export container at the Laem Chabang Deep Seaport, the port's deputy director said.
Fri, 09 Nov 2018 14:51
King Pac makes Ben Chalatit their new brand Hero
King Pac Industrial Co is spending about Bt100 million on marketing and deploying singer Ben Chalatit as its brand ambassador to encourage consumers to “put garbage in garbage bags” and raise public awareness of proper garbage disposal and waste sorting.
Fri, 09 Nov 2018 01:00
China’s foreign-waste ban sets example for SE Asia
After China implemented a ban on 24 types of imported waste in January, countries in Southeast Asia have become the main destination for the waste.
Wed, 07 Nov 2018 15:37
Worker drowns in Samut Prakan wastewater pond
A worker's body was found floating in a wastewater treatment pond of a cloth dying factory in Samut Prakan's Phra Pradaeng district, a forest sometimes known as Bangkok’s “lung”, on Wednesday morning.
Fri, 02 Nov 2018 20:00
Lack of sorting reduces Thailand's waste-to-energy output
A kilogram of trash in Japan can generate 4,000 kcal of energy, Worawit Lerdbussarakam, vice president of TPI Polene Power, told the National Engineering Convention on Friday.
Mon, 29 Oct 2018 18:50
Patong municipality acts after waste water flows into bay
Patong municipality on Sunday issued a statement saying, “Referring to the case of waste water adjacent to the Diamond Cliff Beach Resort and Spa, Kalim Beach, two water pumps transferring waste water had stopped working due to the amount of sand and leaves.”
Mon, 29 Oct 2018 10:03
Samui goes green to protect island ecosystem
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.
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.
Sat, 22 Sep 2018 01:00
Chilling in the ’hood
Wasteland makesovers bring creative cool to a Paris suburb
Wed, 19 Sep 2018 15:24
Phuket launches plastic-busting initiative
The Phuket Hotels Association and the US Embassy, through a Science Fellowship Programme, have partnered to tackle waste management challenges in Phuket with a goal to significantly reduce single-use plastics at Phuket’s hotels.
Sat, 15 Sep 2018 01:00
Milking the issue
Because Robin Grant can’t answer the argument that over 50 per cent of America’s water supply is wasted raising animals for food, he keeps harping on the “fact” that it requires more water to produce almond milk than cow’s milk.
Sat, 08 Sep 2018 10:10
Carlsberg cans plastic rings to cut waste
Danish brewer Carlsberg said Thursday it was ditching the plastic rings that hold together its six-packs, launching a glued "Snap Pack" aimed at cutting waste and emissions.
Sat, 08 Sep 2018 01:00
Bangkok an enduring street-food hub
Govt’s increasing focus on hygiene and waste management expected to enhance the unique characteristics of Thai cuisine