Thailand's Plastic Challenge and Circular Economy

While Zero-Waste communities, Urban Refill-Shops and student initiatives are challenging Thailand's mindset on plastic usage, an increasing amount of COVID-19 related plastic trash and waste imports from overseas seem to undermine the progress made for a sustainable foundation of a circular economy in the country.


This web-dossier sheds a light on Thailand's plastic pollution problem from a mainly urban perspective. It includes interviews with committed young people, who are trying to make a difference, to the impact of policy implementation on the ground.

Recycling bin in a shopping mall in Bangkok, Thailand
We have to reduce plastic usage and consumption in our society
Tara Buakamsri
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Plastic Atlas Asia Edition

The Plastic Atlas Asia Edition has the hard facts, data and figures to prove that the story of plastic that industry is telling us is a myth. We need urgent and drastic reductions in plastic production and consumption and regulation at the local, national, regional and global level that tackle plastic pollution at the source.

Book: Unpacked! Plastic, Waste & Me

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Unpacked!

Specifically developed and designed for a young international audience, the digital book "Unpacked! Plastic, Waste, & Me" answers 70 questions about plastic in colorful infographics and six true stories. Book designer and author Gesine Grotrian and a team of experts from the Heinrich Böll Foundation together with an advisory board of young people from all over the world have created an exciting non-fiction book for young people aged 12 and over.

From Linear Economy to a Zero Waste Society

Radical Realism for Climate Justice

Limiting global warming to 1.5°C above pre-industrial is feasible, and it is our best hope of achieving environmental and social justice, of containing the impacts of a global crisis that was born out of historical injustice and highly unequal responsibility.

Visit our Web-dossier: Plastic Problems in Southeast Asia