Environmental protection, or sustainability, is something that many people in Thailand are still quite unfamiliar with. Even though it’s an issue that affects us all, it remains an issue that still needs more attention from society. Better education on the subject is a good place to start, as well as teamwork and mutual dedication. It’s simply not enough to have just a few activists working hard to protect the environment - this is an issue that requires everybody’s efforts in order to make a difference. And not just occasional acts either, but permanent habits. A collective change in mindset and habit is the best and surest way to help Thailand become a greener place.
One woman comes to mind when talking about ways for Thailand to become more environmentally conscious. Another Story would like to introduce Khun Pear Papawee Pongtananon, a co-founder of Refill Station and Better Moon Guesthouse & Cafe. A dedicated environmentalist since childhood, she has set up various conservation projects that focus on improving waste management systems in Thailand. Here, she tells us more on how these movements will help Thailand become more eco-friendly.