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SANSIRI x GC INVITE THAIS TO BE MORE SUSTAINABLE WITH THE CREATION OF ENVIRONMENTALLY-FRIENDLY FURNITURE UNDER PARTNERSHIP WITH SB FURNITURE AND PASAYA; TO BE DISPLAYED IN SANSIRI RESIDENCES

火曜日 , 09 7月 2019 NEWS

Over the years, plastic has provided a necessary unique of properties such as strong, lightweight, water resistance, inexpensive and it can be substitute for natural resources.  Plastic has been developed into so many possibilities to make our lives more convenient. We are used to using plastic for only one time and just throw it away. Yet, the truth is that some plastic-made material can be used in long term. Only if we aware of the impact we have created to the environment by using single-use plastics, then we can start doing our best to take care of the environment and try to lessen the problem there is as best as we can.

 
Two leaders in their respective industries, Sansiri and GC, today announce their partnership to build Green Society under the concept of Circular Economy. To start, the two partners have created SANSIRI X GC: FULFILL YOUR LIVING THROUGH INNOVATION project to turn PET plastic bottles into environmentally-friendly furniture through upcycling innovation. Under collaboration with two other partners – PASAYA and SB Furniture, the project will showcase this sustainable furniture inside 32 real estate projects by Sansiri. At the launching event of the project, famed music artist Two-Popetorn Soonthornyanakij with Chulaluck Piyasombatkul, designer and owner of Moo Eyewear, has joined to discuss their sustainable lifestyle.
 
Mr.Uthai Uthaisangsuk, Chief Operating Officer of Sansiri Public Company Limited, said “Sansiri is a leading real estate developer that is committed to offering best quality of life to our residents. From late last year, we have furthered out “Sansiri Green Mission” model to reduce energy use while preserving the environment through waste management. It is our strong mission to build a sustainable society and environment for the next generation.
 
“Recently, Sansiri has partnered with GC, a leader in chemical business, through the creation of “Green Society” according to Circular Economy concept which we will start with SANSIRI X GC: FULFILL YOUR LIVING THROUGH INNOVATION project. The project also sees the collaboration between us with PASAYA and SB Furniture to build environmentally-friendly furniture to be displayed inside 32 real estate projects by Sansiri. It will help reduce as much as 664 kilograms of CO2 or equivalent to 74 tons of trees in the first phase of the project,” added Mr.Uthai.
 
Mr.Patiparn Sukorndhaman, Chief Operating Officer – Downstream Petrochemical Business, PTT Global Chemical Public Company Limited, said “As a leading chemical company for better living, GC has committed ourselves to offer a better quality of lives for consumers as well as adding value to businesses, communities and society through our chemical innovations that answer to their needs under the concept of “Chemistry for Better Living” and “Circular Economy”, two concepts that we bring to daily life and make it “GC Circular Living”.”
 
“Through our mutual goal, the partnership between GC and Sansiri will lead to the creation of performance and durable products like water tank made from GC’s high-quality plasticresins, non-VOC solvent for decorative paint suitable for indoor and outdoor use, construction material like wood composite and furnishing products made from recycled plastic for indoor and outdoor use. Moreover, GC also brings recycled polyester from Upcycling by GC project to display in Sansiri show unit which will also have bioplastic utensils that are biodegradable,” added Mr.Patiparn.
 

Two-Popetorn Soonthornyanakij discussed that “To initiate a wonderful project like SANSIRI X GC: FULFILL YOUR LIVING THROUGH INNOVATION is a great start. Nowadays, population growth continues to increase in the world. If we don’t have the great way to manage our resources, there would be more wastes. I think it is a good thing that we can have a proper system manage leftovers in the world, bring them back to life in a great way possible like this. As a Sansiri resident myself, I’m delighted to be a part of this wonderful project. I hope more and more Thai people would use sustainable products like the ones this project will create.”
 
As for Chulaluck Piyasombatkul, designer and owner of Moo Eyewear who is very much committed in creating sustainable product herself, she said “As a designer, I think creativity is a weapon that helps add value to a product. And this project is a solid proof that if we know the way to manage resources, slowing down its cycle a little bit before it becomes a waste, we can find the way to add value to things or to create products while preserving the environment at the same time.”

Sansiri x GC: Fulfill Your Living Through Innovation project by Sansiri and GC is initiated from shared vision and business goal that focuses on sustainability, natural resources reduction and care for environment. It is their commitment to create better quality of lives for Thai people. The project will start by displaying furniture made from innovative upcycling process inside show units of 32 real estate projects by Sansiri. These projects, built under the concept of Green & Well-Being, include Burasiri Ratchaphruek – 345 and THE LINE Phahonyothin Park. And soon it will be displayed at SIRI HOUSE Soi Somkid, Bangkok’s newest lifestyle and cultural hub by Sansiri; and THE CLOUD, a new lifestyle space with a concept of ‘A Healthy Leisure Space’ on 3rd floor of Siam Paragon. Sansiri residents who are interested in using this sustainable furniture, you can do so through Homestore on Sansiri Home Service Application later this year.

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