August 31, 2023

The Different Types of Plastic Bottles

Plastic water bottles have gained popularity as beverage containers in our daily life. Whether for the drinking water we consume every day or for beverages we buy from cafes or convenience stores, the convenience and global acceptance of plastics have led to their use over other types of materials. The key attributes of plastic bottles…
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August 31, 2023

What Are Plastics Made of, And Why Were They Created?

Plastic is a synthetic material that has come to replace the use of natural resources. It is primarily derived from crude oil or natural gas, which undergo a distillation process leading to a reaction known as polymerization. This process involves combining compounds to form large, long-chain molecules, resulting in plastic. Different types of plastics employ…

August 31, 2023

A Guide to Plastic Food Bags- How to Make the Right Choice?

Soup bags, or plastic food bags, are widely used in our daily lives due to their convenience and versatility. However, most people might lack an accurate understanding of the proper and safe use of plastics. Hence, it’s crucial that we familiarize ourselves with the types of plastic bags commonly used today. Clear PP (Polypropylene)…

August 30, 2023

7 Types of Plastics and Recycling Symbols Everyone Should Know

Plastic is a material we use in our everyday lives. Often, after use, we dispose of it, perhaps without realizing or forgetting that these used plastics could potentially be recycled. This can usually be discerned from the numbers and recycling symbols typically printed on the packaging. Therefore, we would like to invite everyone to gain…

August 30, 2023

Understanding Microwave-Safe Symbols: Is Using a PP 5 Plastic Food Container Safe?

Is every plastic container microwave-safe? Let us delve deeper into the understanding of appropriate type of plastic materials and their respective safety standard symbols. What is food-grade plastic made from? Food-grade plastic containers are usually made from type #5 plastic, or Polypropylene (PP), which comes in various opaque and translucent colors such as white, red,…

May 5, 2023

emisspro® x Bangchak Shared Goals for Environmental Innovation

Climate emergency has been declared to raise awareness and prompt immediate action among the world’s population. As upstream manufacturers, SCGC and Bangchak Corporation Public Company Limited foresaw this issue and have taken urgent action to solve it by setting their sights on carbon neutrality while also implementing “green innovations” like emisspro® to preserve the…

May 5, 2023

Planet Earth: Our Home and the Sustainable Quality of Life

As we all live on this planet and call it home, it is our responsibility to safeguard the environment to ensure our quality of life both today and in the future. Protecting the environment is easier than you think if you start with something closer to you first. In this column, we invite you…

May 5, 2023

K 2022 – A Gateway to the Global Chemical Industry

K Fair, one of the world’s most prominent events for product innovation in the plastics and rubber industry is held once every three years in Düsseldorf, Germany. And last year, the K 2022 trade fair brought together more than 3,300 industry leaders and global organizations to showcase their innovations and shaping the direction of the…

May 5, 2023

Green Certificates: Certification for Eco-conscious Consumers

Eco-consciousness is not just a trend, but has become a second nature to us all. Consumers are now more attentive to the products and services they use and are seeking to understand how to dispose of them properly or choose alternative options that align with their lifestyle. This increased eco-consciousness has not only spurred…
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