Thailand is Falling Behind in Efforts to Eliminate Plastic Waste

A survey by the government in 2017 found that on average Thais each use eight plastic bags per day, which equates to around 198 billion per year.

Thailand is Falling Behind in Efforts to Eliminate Plastic Waste

BANGKOK – “Ending Plastic Pollution” has been set as the theme for World Environment Day on June 5, but Thailand is falling behind Asian and European countries in the fight against plastic waste. Thailand is the world’s sixth biggest contributor of ocean waste, while China is the largest. Thailand generates 1.03 million tons of plastic […]