‘Environmental Solutions’ in Phuket
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‘Environmental Solutions’ in Phuket

The amount of waste produced Phuket increases exponentially every year. According to Phuket City Mayor Somjai Suwansupana the average monthly amount of waste produced from October 2017 through September 2018 was about 925 tons so it’s a serious problem. Waste is not only an environmental problem, but also an economic headache. How can we change the way we produce and consume so as to lessen the island’s waste problem? Let’s have a look at some ideas from four hotels in Phuket.

Wandi Pattrawee – Director of Marketing Communications, Angsana Laguna Phuket and Angsana Villas Resort Phuket

We have a mission initiated at the end of 2018, to have in place programs to eliminate single-use plastics such as straws, bottles and bags and by 2020, to replace disposable plastic items with alternatives.

Read more: Environmental Solutions: Wandi Pattrawee – Director of Marketing Communications, Angsana Laguna Phuket and Angsana Villas Resort Phuket

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Fhunfhon Yangkham – Director of Human Resources, Renaissance Phuket Resort & Spa

Marriott has announced plans to completely phase out disposable plastic straws and plastic utensils from all locations around the world by July 2019. This plastic straw phase-out supports the ‘We’ pillar to show how we care about the environment and ‘Serve the World’ is one of Marriott’s core values.

Read more: Environmental Solutions: Fhunfhon Yangkham – Director of Human Resources, Renaissance Phuket Resort & Spa

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Bhatara Amornrattanakij – Director of Marketing Communications, JW Marriott Phuket Resort & Spa

The amount of waste produced Phuket increases exponentially every year. According to Phuket City Mayor Somjai Suwansupana the average monthly amount of waste produced from October 2017 through September 2018 was about 925 tons so it’s a serious problem.

Read more: Environmental Solutions: Bhatara Amornrattanakij – Director of Marketing Communications, JW Marriott Phuket Resort & Spa

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Orana Thongprasit – Manager-Total Quality Management, Dusit Thani Laguna Phuket

For waste management within the organization, the hotel encourages employees to reduce the amount of waste under the ‘3Rs’ concept.

Reduce: Reduce the amount of waste that may occur.
Reuse: Use again or more than once.
Recycle: Recycle waste by separating and collecting waste that can be recycled

Read more: Environmental Solutions: Orana Thongprasit – Manager-Total Quality Management, Dusit Thani Laguna Phuket

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