To deal with Thailand’s mounting trash drawback, one firm is popping to the nation’s plants.
Common Biopack makes packaging that it sells to eating places and producers. However fairly than plastic, it makes use of a combination of bamboo and cassava, crops which might be broadly discovered throughout the nation.
After rising quickly in latest a long time, Thailand has turn out to be considered one of Asia’s largest economies. However like many different international locations within the area, it has been gradual to attempt to fight the thousands and thousands of tons of trash produced annually.
“Waste administration is an enormous drawback in every single place,” stated Common Biopack’s managing director, Vara-Anong Vichakyothin.
The corporate is utilizing a expertise devised at a Bangkok college to make its zero-waste packaging. It hopes it is going to finally change most of the Styrofoam packing containers and plastic luggage that find yourself in big rubbish dumps throughout Thailand and different Southeast Asian international locations.