Koh Lanta Reduces Plastic Straws in the Ocean

Great news for Koh Lanta’s beaches and the sea.  

More and more businesses on the island are saying no to plastic straws and choosing stainless steel, bamboo or paper ones instead.  This means Koh Lanta’s businesses and tourists will be reducing the future amount of plastic straws in the ocean, as well as keeping the beautiful beaches here cleaner. Continue reading “Koh Lanta Reduces Plastic Straws in the Ocean”

Save Money on Koh Lanta and Protect the Environment

​How can you save money on Koh Lanta and also protect the environment?

One million plastic bottles are bought around the world every minute.  They take up to 450 years to decompose.

You can save money on Koh Lanta and protect the environment too by doing this one really simple thing: using a Trash Hero refillable water bottle.  It’s a really effective way you can reduce the amount of plastic water bottles thrown away every day on Koh Lanta.  Plus you get FREE drinking water. Continue reading “Save Money on Koh Lanta and Protect the Environment”

Koh Lanta: Home to Some of The Best Scuba Diving in Thailand

The Mu Koh Lanta National Park is home to some of the best scuba diving in Thailand and, in fact, the world. 

Come to Koh Lanta and experience some of the best scuba diving in Thailand.  Swim with whale sharks, turtles and manta rays, and learn how dive companies and Thai authorities protect the coral reefs and marine life. Continue reading “Koh Lanta: Home to Some of The Best Scuba Diving in Thailand”

Locals Turn Waste Into Money on Koh Lanta

Koh Lanta Community Compost Helps Locals Turn Waste Into Money

Thanks to the great work of the Koh Lanta Community Compost Station, locals on Koh Lanta can now turn waste into money, as well as save the environment.  The project teaches people how to compost organic waste and make fertilizer they can sell. Continue reading “Locals Turn Waste Into Money on Koh Lanta”

Koh Lanta Resorts Making the Island Greener

Many Koh Lanta resorts adopt eco-friendly practices

There are many businesses on Koh Lanta helping to make the island greener by adopting eco-friendly practices, such as not using plastic straws or plastic water bottles, recycling, and composting.  Lots of places are reducing, reusing and recycling.  Here we look at two of the Koh Lanta resorts making the island greener with their eco-conscious policies.  There are, of course, many more, which we will look at in future posts but, for now, we’re highlighting Mook Lanta and Cozy Guesthouse, who are doing some great eco-friendly things and showing people what can be done when you care and make an effort.    Continue reading “Koh Lanta Resorts Making the Island Greener”

The Beaches on Koh Lanta Need More Trash Heroes

Beaches on Koh Lanta need more people to be Trash Heroes

The beaches on Koh Lanta need more Trash Heroes.  So what is a Trash Hero?  A Trash Hero “wastes as little as possible, reuses as much as possible, and works to preserve and improve the spaces they are in, wherever they may be”. Continue reading “The Beaches on Koh Lanta Need More Trash Heroes”

Creative Ways To Reuse Trash on Koh Lanta

Koh Lanta’s Creative Ways To Reuse Trash

You can see some really creative ways to reuse trash on Koh Lanta. From the imaginatively decorated beach bars, putting trash from the beaches to great use, to the fantastic Aunty Bee, who uses old rice sacks, tetra paks and plastic bottles to make reusable shopping bags. Continue reading “Creative Ways To Reuse Trash on Koh Lanta”

4 Easy Ways You Can Keep Koh Lanta a Paradise

What are 4 simple ways you can keep Koh Lanta a paradise?

You can help to keep Koh Lanta a paradise.  Single use plastic and our throw away culture is causing a huge problem all around the world.  Our oceans, beaches and wildlife are suffering from our overuse of plastic.  There are 4 simple things everyone can do on Koh Lanta to reduce the footprint they leave behind them. Continue reading “4 Easy Ways You Can Keep Koh Lanta a Paradise”