Waste Management

Circular Surfing : Polluting Plastic to New Boards

A US-based plastics company has teamed up with a Bangkok surfboard company to produce surf and paddle boards made from discarded fishing nets – and are giving oceanfront villagers a new source of income along the way.

Plastic Problems, Pollution in the Philippines

Time to stem the tide of plastic pollution, writes Henrylito D. Tacio, describing what plastics are, how much we use them, their harmful effects and environmental impacts, plus positive industry actions taken to reverse plastic-related problems and pollution.

Banyan Tree Hotels Reject Single-use Plastic

The Banyan Tree Group has taken the bold but necessary step of addressing plastic menace and pollution by first saying no to single-use plastic, then thinking of ways to overcome common operational habits. Mallika Naguran reports.

Reducing Food Waste Saves Hotels Money

Hotels saved $7 for every $1 invested in reducing food waste. This and more findings were revealed in a research that provided a compelling business case on food resource efficiency and good business practices, reports Mallika Naguran.