food waste

  • Politics News

    BMA’s waste management strategy saves 141 million baht

    BMA is pleased with the No, Pouring In project, a budget reduction of 141 million baht, visiting the Khlong Toei Market area to meet the services that are managing 18 tonnes of vegetable scraps. Aekvarunyoo Amrapala, BMA Spokesperson and Assistant Secretary to the Governor of Bangkok, along with the director of Khlong Toei District visited the area to meet with…

  • Thailand News

    Bangkok slashes waste with composting, saving 141 million baht

    Bangkok Metropolitan Administration (BMA) successfully implemented a waste composting initiative as part of the Mai Teh Ruam campaign, leading to significant savings in refuse disposal costs. The campaign, translating to Say No to Unseparated Garbage, encourages the separation of perishable waste to create compost, and saw participation from numerous markets and restaurants across the city. BMA spokesperson Ekwathanyu Amrapal announced…

  • Thailand News

    Pattaya’s waste revolution: MOI Waste Bank Week

    The MOI Waste Bank Week event held at Wat Chong Lom Temple Community in Pattaya signals the establishment of waste banks by local government bodies. This eco-friendly drive, spurred by directives from the Chon Buri Provincial Administration, mandated the simultaneous launch of recyclable waste banks on January 1. Spearheaded by Pattaya’s Natural Resources and Environment Office on March 25, the…

  • Thailand News

    Sustainable solutions: Bangkok’s waste-to-energy plants

    To combat the Thai capital’s mounting garbage crisis, the Bangkok Metropolitan Administration (BMA) is rolling out two cutting-edge waste-to-energy plants to revolutionise waste management by 2026. BMA permanent secretary Wanthanee Wattana voiced unwavering confidence in the timely completion of these game-changing facilities. Wattana revealed that construction is well underway at the Nong Khaem and On Nut garbage disposal centres, with Privy…

  • Thailand News

    Coconut jelly waste transformed into billion-baht bonanza

    Professor Hathaikarn Manuspiya and her team from Chulalongkorn University have turned coconut jelly waste into a goldmine of valuable food ingredients worth billions. In a bid to tackle food waste and revolutionise the circular economy, the team’s creation, dubbed Cello-Gum, promises to reshape industries and economies alike. Professor Hathaikarn, the mastermind behind the ingenious creation, hails from Chulalongkorn University’s Petroleum…

  • Thailand News

    Parliament to curb food waste and costs after social media row

    Parliament president Wan Muhamad Noor Matha has vowed to investigate and address the issue of food waste in the parliamentary canteen, following a social media debacle involving a member of parliament and left-over meals. The debate over gratuitous meals and beverages offered to parliamentary members caught public attention following a social media incident involving a Move Forward MP Sirilapas Kongtrakarn,…

  • Environment News

    Thailand food waste project reduces emissions and promotes carbon trading

    Progress has been made in managing household waste and reducing carbon emissions at a local level in Thailand, with the Ministry of Interior (MOI) celebrating the success of the ‘Food Waste Management for Climate Action and a Commitment to Sustainable Thailand’ project. This project aims to broaden emissions reduction efforts and manage carbon credits in alignment with the United Nations’…