Tags : Garbage

Asia

Nepal Turning Everest Garbage Into Art Exhibit to Raise Awareness

Garbage collected from Mount Everest will be turned into an art display for a local gallery in Nepal, in a message intended to highlight the increasing amount of trash on the world’s tallest mountain. Tommy Gustafsson, project director and a co-founder of the Sagarmatha Next Centre – an organisation for visitors’ information and waste up-cycling […]Read More

North

Fire-fighters enter third day of battle at Chiang Rai dump

Fire-fighters returned to battle at a rubbish dump in Chiang Rai’s Chiang Khong district on Wednesday, as efforts continued to douse a three-day-old blaze. A source at the scene estimated it would take at least another day or two before the flames are finally put out. Full story: The Nation By The NationRead More

News

Tourists urged to help reduce garbage

BANGKOK, Oct 30 (TNA) – The Department of Health has urged tourists to help cut the number of garbage at tourists sites as last year’s figures show Khao Yai national park recorded the highest amount of waste during the New Year holiday. The department’s deputy director-general, Danai Theewanda said that according to the information of […]Read More

News

Cooperation on fighting against garbage in sea

BANGKOK, Oct 27 (TNA) — Twenty Thai diving businesses and the Bangkok-based UN Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific (ESCAP) have joined forces in setting up a project called “Sustainable Ocean Ambassador”, aimed at eliminating garbage dumping in the Thai sea. As Thai sea is connected with the Pacific and the Indian […]Read More

Pattaya

Green Peace carries out plastic garbage collection on Chonburi beach

CHONBURI, 11th October 2018 (NNT) – Green Peace has carried out a collection of garbage on Wonnapa Beach in Chonburi province to promote awareness of companies overusing plastic. Green Peace Southeast Asia is carrying out an inspection of plastic waste, seeking to reveal brand-names that result in large quantities of plastic garbage. The group chose […]Read More

South

Koh Tao and its mountain of garbage awaiting disposal

Local administration officials on the popular resort island of Koh Tao have heaved a big sigh of relief after a municipality in Poonpin district of Surat Thani province has agreed to accept 45,000 tonnes of garbage from the island for disposal. About 50,000 tonnes of garbage have been left on the compound of a garbage […]Read More

Pattaya

Pattaya waste project under fire

PATTAYA: Pattaya municipality is eyeing an unused landfill at Khao Mai Kaeo as a site for building an incinerator, but local officials overseeing the area appear reluctant to welcome this new waste management project. The incinerator has been recently proposed as a solution to over 1,000 tonnes of daily garbage generated in Pattaya municipality, Bang […]Read More

Bangkok

101.5 tonnes of garbage collected from Khao San area during

Phra Nakhon district office’s garbage collectors and cleaners have collected about 101.5 tonnes of rubbish littered on Khao San and surrounding roads by Songkran revelers during April 12-16. The amount of garbage collected during Songkran festival from the afore- mentioned roads was 33.5 tonnes more that the amount collected during the same period last year. […]Read More