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Thais Asked to Decline One Plastic Bag Per Person Per Day

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BANGKOK, Thailand, April 27, 2013 (ENS) – The Thai government has a new program that encourages shoppers to reduce the number of plastic bags they use by one bag per person per day. Studies have found that Thais use eight plastic bags per person per day, according to the government…

Phuket Plastic Bag Free Campaign 2nd MoU

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The Phuket provincial government announced on January 27th that its Plastic Bag Free Campaign will begin on February 27th. According to the Phuket Gazette, a second Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) has been signed and retailers will begin handing out reusable cloth bags. See the story at Phuket Gazette. In 2004,…

Phuket MoU Plastic Bag Fee

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Thai Environment Day, Dec. 4, 2009 was chosen for the official signing of Phuket’s Memorandum of Understanding (MoU).  The MoU is a program of the Phuket Province and is part of the “Green Phuket” sustainability project. Instituted by the Phuket Provincial Energy Office, the Memorandum of Understanding is a signed…