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

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