GC Collaborates with Siampiwat in Launching "Circular Living Campaign 2018", Creating Values from Plastic Waste Management through Sustainable Circular Economy Principle
PTT Global Chemical PCL or GC and Siampiwat Co., Ltd., in realization of the significance of managing waste and encouraging sustainable use of plastics, held a press conference to launch the "Circular Living Campaign 2018" in order to foster an awareness and provide knowledge to consumers and the general public regarding appropriate waste sorting and management, as well as to encourage creativity and technology that will enable product development by using or recycling plastic waste, which is a critical component that promotes the circular economy principle. On this occasion, Khun Patiparn Sukorndhaman, Chief Operating Officer – Downstream Petrochemical Business and Khun Warawan Tippavanich, Senior Vice President – Corporate Affairs, participated in the event on September 28, 2018 at Siam Discovery, Bangkok.
The "Circular Living Campaign 2018" is comprised of several environmental conservation activities, starting from September 2018 to February 2019, for instance, Power of Sharing, Sustainable Designer’s Contest, Circular Living Festival, Upcycling X’Mas Tree and Circular Living Symposium. The first of which, Power of Sharing, features placing garbage bins in 3 locations for plastic waste donation; Siam Paragon, Siam Center and Siam Discovery. The waste will be upcycled to produce shirts for C.C.F. Foundation for Children under HRH Princess Maha Chakri Sirindhorn’s royal patronage.