Upcycling the Oceans Tailandia
The objective of the project is to recover marine debris with fishermen’s help, beach-cleaning associations and diver communities, as well as raising awareness about the problem with ocean pollution amongst tourists and citizens.
The project “Upcycling the Oceans Thailand” it has previewed duration of three years, from 2017 until 2020. It focuses on education and promotes the concept of responsible tourism while activities of waste management such as the recovery, segregation and plastic waste transformation are carried out. Then, through a sustainable and innovate technological process, the plastic is transformed into raw materials. Lastly, using this raw material, sustainable fashion products are made. This initiative not only helps to clean the ocean but also promotes the circular economy as well as raises awareness in touristic coastal areas of Thailand.