Alternative ways to go green

Alternative ways to consume eco-friendly products and support green initiatives in Bangkok.

Waste Side Story by PTTGC  

Showcased during the recent Bangkok Design Week 2018, Waste Side Story is a CSR project by petrochemical giant PTTCG that displays different ways to repurpose plastic waste by turning them, with the help of design and technology, into clothing, accessories, kitchenware and home decor.

Examples include jewelry made of upcycled plastic straws by Apawan Studio, and biodegradable cups with prints resembling traditional Thai Bencharong porcelain by PTTGC x Prompt Design. 

www.bio-eco.co.th for biodegradable products, www.apawan-studio.com for upcycled jewelry 

 

ECOTOPIA

Siam Discovery has re-launched its fourth floor as an eco-friendly zone, retailing a vast selection of environment-friendly products from around the kingdom and elsewhere, including organic clothes, cosmetics, stationery items, green gadgets and chemical-free merchandise.

Siam Discovery, Rama I Road, 0 2658 1000. Open daily 10:00-22:00.

 

SOS Foundation 

Scholars of Sustenance (SOS Thailand) is a Bangkok-based foundation that collects excess food from hotels, restaurants, supermarkets and private donors, categorizes and keeps them in the fridge before delivering them to those in need in different parts of Bangkok. 

See a list of participating venues and details on how to become a donor on www.scholarsofsustenance.org

 

FISHERFOLK 

Fisherfolk is a social enterprise that gathers fairly priced seafood products from local fishery communities in Nakhon Si Thammarat, Satun, Prachuap Khiri Khan, Songkhla and Trat. Visit its headquarters in Ladprao or call to make an order. 

Ladprao soi 35/1, Ladprao Road, 09 8921 1284. www.facebook.com/FisherfolkSE. Open daily 09:00-17:00. 

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