Alternative ways to consume eco-friendly products and support green initiatives in Bangkok.
By Gail Piyanan|
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.
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.
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.
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.