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Dow and Royal Umbrella, major Thai rice brands, collaborate to reduce carbon dioxide emissions with better packaging – DKODI

Bangkok, November 17, 2020 / PRNewswire / – DOW (NYSE: DOW) recently announced its collaboration with Royal Umbrella and Prepack, the Thai leading flexible packaging manufacturer under SCG Packaging (SCGP), customized plastic resins used in rice bags Reduces carbon dioxide emissions as well as energy. Use in production. The collaboration uses Dow’s sustainable packaging solution INNATE ™ and down-gauging technology. New recycling rice bags will be launched in 2021 to meet consumers’ demand for environmentally friendly packaging and sustainable goals of partners.

Royal Umbrella’s developmental packaging is Of thailand The first brand to use a multi-layer, mono-material polyethylene rice bag made from Dow’s innovative INNATE ™ precision packaging resins. Despite the reduction in thickness, the packaging made with Dow’s resins will be strong.

“In the initial phase, it is estimated that 300 metric tons of plastic will be reduced which is equivalent to eliminating 600 metric tons of carbon or planting more than 237 acres of trees. Not only is it easy to recycle mono-material polyethylene bags, but Royal Umbrella also encourages its consumers to separate their waste, ” Chatchai Luanpolocharonchai, Dow President of Thailand.

“Our rice bags were not recycled before, now Royal Umbrella’s plastic rice bags can be recycled,” said Thitti Lujiton, Royal UmbrellaChief Operating Officer of. “We are not stopping here. We will take the recycling bags to the next level and make our rice bags thinner and stronger while reducing carbon dioxide emissions by using less plastic and lowering the temperature in the bag sealing process. It is aligned to address the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals (UNSDGs) in order to troubleshoot or destroy unnecessary plastic packaging through redesign and reinvestment of single-use plastic packaging reuse And 100% of our plastic packaging may be reused or recycled. Royal Umbrella aims to completely stop using non-recyclable packaging by 2025. “

“We are excited to partner with Royal Umbrella, which is the largest packaged rice brand Thailand, To redesign their packaging for one that meets their sustainability needs. With INNATE ™ precision packaging resins, we have successfully finished their existing packaging, reducing the material used while retaining the same content, ” Bambang Candra, Asia Pacific Commercial Vice President for Packaging and Specialty Plastics, Dow. “As we collectively move towards a larger plastics economy, cooperation in the value chain is increasingly important to support the country’s campaign towards reducing plastic waste and a more sustainable future.”

Pardorn stuttering, prepIs the managing director ofStated, “To cope with the growing population and the need for more natural resources, we place importance on effective use of resources and care of nature, following the sustainable development concept. We drive circular economy principles by maximizing the resources used. We design our products and services to facilitate brand owners and consumers while using less content. Proposals must be reusable or reusable. We make production and process improvements to drive a circular economy throughout the supply chain using less water and energy. We are ready to continue the principle from inside to outside through our customers and consumers so that all sides are aware and join forces to create a better and sustainable society and planet. “

Consumers can drop Royal Umbrella’s rice bags in the nearest recycling box or donate them to more than 350 “Mu Weighted X Won” plastic bag drop points offered by PPP Plastics at major department stores Thailand.


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