Thailand bans single-use plastic bags World

Thailand bans single-use plastic bags

Thailand began the year with a ban on single-use plastic bags at major stores, continuing a campaign launched by the government and retailers towards a complete ban in 2021 to reduce waste and debris discharged into the sea.
First plastic waste project to launch in Da Nang Environment

First plastic waste project to launch in Da Nang

The central city of Da Nang’s Environment and Urban Company (URENCO), in cooperation with EverGreen Labs Consultant and EverGreen Social ventures, will start a pilot project on plastic waste recycling in the city later this year.
Thailand: TV stations join no single-use plastic bags campaign World

Thailand: TV stations join no single-use plastic bags campaign

The Department of Environmental Quality Promotion (DEQP) of Thailand has signed an agreement with eight TV stations to discourage the availability of single-use plastic bags by censoring scenes showing the bags in programmes, while major shops and stores will officially discontinue offering these bags from January 1.
Marine plastic pollution needs thorough solutions Environment

Marine plastic pollution needs thorough solutions

Vietnam has been listed as one of the top five plastic polluters in the world, so eco-friendly technical solutions and the use of bio-degradable plastic products need urgent promotion, participants at a workshop heard on November 29 in Hanoi.
Thailand works to reduce marine garbage volume World

Thailand works to reduce marine garbage volume

Thailand’s ranking in production of the world’s marine garbage volume has improved due to a remarkable decrease in the amount of single-use plastic and foam containers, reported the National News Bureau of Thailand (NNT).
Bamboo straws reduce single-use plastic Videos

Bamboo straws reduce single-use plastic

Long before the "say no to plastic waste" movement took hold, Le Xuan Ha – a young man from the central province of Thanh Hoa - successfully started a business making bamboo and wooden straws.