• 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.
    Breaking News
  • 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. 
    your say
  • 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.
    business
  • 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
    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
  • Sun, 02 Sep 2018 01:00
    Pope urges clean up of plastic waste from oceans
    Vatican City - Pope Francis on Saturday issued a call to clear up oceans threatened by plastic waste and underscored the need to provide drinking water to all as a basic right.
    Breaking News
  • Thu, 23 Aug 2018 18:00
    Wastewater poisoning Phuket canal
    Residents near Mudong canal in Wichit, Phuket, are calling for officials to stop wastewater flowing into the canal and out to sea. Dead animals have been found floating on the canal.
    Breaking News
  • Fri, 17 Aug 2018 11:35
    On Thai island, hotel guests check out of plastic waste
    For the millions of sun seekers who head to Thailand's resort island of Phuket each year in search of stunning beaches and clear waters, cutting down on waste may not be a top priority.
    Breaking News
  • Thu, 16 Aug 2018 09:47
    TAT launches plastic reduction drive
    Travel log
  • 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
  • Sat, 11 Aug 2018 01:00
    National parks’ ban on plastics
    Starting on August 12, all disposable plastic containers, cutlery and straws will be banned from 154 national parks throughout the country
    national
  • Fri, 10 Aug 2018 01:00
    A step in the right direction
    Re: Import of plastic waste banned
    your say
  • Thu, 09 Aug 2018 08:59
    Import of plastic waste banned
    The import of plastic waste to Thailand has finally been banned, according to an update on regulations from the Industrial Works Department.
    national
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