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Greenovation in Thailand

Bangchak, a greenovative energy company promotes the circular economy concept by recycling plastic bottles and converting them to useful items.

Covid-19 and the Circular Economy

One unexpected consequence of the covid-19 pandemic has been the acceleration of  circular economy practices. A number of businesses have been applying innovative circular-economy principles to address supply shortages but as a result, have significantly reduced waste. For example, some protective medical equipment producers are using machines developed by Precious Plastic, an open-source hardware plastic recycling initiative, to turn …

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How can Indonesia adopt a Circular Economy Model?

Climate change continues to be a threat for global sustainability. Indonesia as part of the international community is doing its part by gradually transitioning to a comprehensive circular economy. The benefits being reaped by countries like Japan, who have adopted this framework, has prompted the Indonesian government to introduce it. A collaboration between the government …

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Adopting a Circular Economy Model can Lead Businesses to Growth

Climate change is predicted to have a significant impact on major cities in the ASEAN region. Two of the cities that are rated “extreme risk” in terms of financial risk due to climate change are Jakarta in Indonesia and Manila in the Philippines. ASEAN governments are seeking to address these problems by supporting sustainability efforts across industries. A circular economy is a model that businesses …

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Vietnam is going Electric

Many of Southeast Asia’s major cities are undergoing significant urban transformation, such as improving public transportation networks or leveraging AI-driven traffic management systems, to get a handle on their pollution and congestion issues. Affordable electric vehicles could provide green, renewable alternatives to both issues. Techwire Asia Motorbikes are the main means of transportation in Vietnam. An estimate of …

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Electric Motorbikes in Thailand

Bangkok, one of South East Asia’s largest cities is full of ‘tuk tuks’ and motorbikes. These diesel-powered vehicles release 18 million tons of greenhouse gases to the atmosphere every year. ETRAN, an innovative startup, has built motorbikes propelled by clean energy to reduce air pollution and improve people’s lives. They are also in partnership with other companies to provide EV infrastructure and …

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