First SUEZ plastic recycling plant in Asia dedicated to reversing plastic pollution crisis and mitigating climate change
Producing 1 tonne of recycled plastic saves 5 barrels of oil, which is equivalent to 1.6 tonnes of CO2. Each year, SUEZ processes nearly 400,000 tonnes of plastic waste in nine specialist facilities around the world and produces 150,000 tonnes of circular polymers.
SUEZ is a founding member of the international Alliance to End Plastic Waste, and part of Thailand’s Public Private Partnership for Sustainable Plastic and Waste Management (Thai PPP Plastics) to collaborate with stakeholders to help protect the ocean and conserve the environment.
The opening ceremony of SUEZ Circular Polymer Plant is marked by the presence of (from left) Jerome Le Borgne Southeast Asia Project Development Director Recycling and Recovery SUEZ; Olivier Richard, Embassy of France; Krittika Panprasert, Director of Tax Incentive Bureau, Thai Customs Department; Sumate Teeraniti, Deputy of Samutprakarn Province Governor; Sakchai Patiparnpreechavud, Vice President, Polyolefins and Vinyl Business, Chemicals Business, SCG; Amnuay Suwannarak, Director of Samutprakarn Industrial Works, Samutprakan Provincial Industrial Office; and David Bourge, General Manager of SUEZ Circular Polymer, in Bang Phli.
The SUEZ Circular Polymer plastic recycling plant is officially open in December 2020 with the aim to contribute to Thailand’s 2030 goal to reduce plastic waste. It is one of Thailand’s largest LDPE recycling plants, recycling packaging waste from local shopping malls, express logistics companies, beverage producers and electronics manufacturers.