Published: June 14, 2021
TRENTON, Maine - At the height of tourist season, the recycling bins at this coastal town used to swell with glass and plastic, office paper and piles of cardboard from the local boatyard. But the bins are gone, and their contents now join the trash, destined either for an incinerator to generate electricity or a landfill.
Published: February 17, 2021
A Cabinet meeting approved a draft action plan to manage plastic waste proposed by the Natural Resources and Environment Ministry under a road map that started in 2018 and will end in 2030, a news source said.
Published: December 11, 2019
Chaiyut Thipsuwanporn, senior vice president at Charoen Pokphand Foods (CPF), announced this week that the company’s food retail franchise CP Fresh Mart is joining the government’s campaign to reduce waste and will stop giving plastic bags to customers starting from January 1.
Published: November 15, 2019
The Coca-Cola Company today announced an important new initiative to boost recycling of Sprite bottles in Southeast Asia, thanks to a shift from green to clear PET bottles which are far easier to recycle. The company will begin the transition this month in the Philippines, the largest market of Coca-Cola in Asean, and expand to other markets in Southeast Asia through 2020, Belinda Ford, Public Affairs, Communications and Sustainability Director, Coca-Cola Asean said.
Published: August 08, 2019
A municipality in Chiang Mai province has claimed success in turning recycled drinking straws into pillows for distribution to the area's bed-ridden patients and elderly persons as part of its attempts to promote recycling and tackling garbage issues.
Published: December 12, 2018
When locks and keys don’t work, they are useless. Empty perfume bottles are discards unless they have unique designs. Empty wine bottles too are throwaways after the last drop of wine is drunk. Well, if people keep throwing unwanted stuff away, the garbage piles up and up.