Tetra Pak, a world-leading food processing and packaging solutions company, celebrated the 10th anniversary of the “Green Roof Project for Friends in Need (of “PA”) Volunteers Foundation”. The project achieved a remarkable milestone in collecting 254 million used cartons which were recycled into more than 66,700 roof sheets and helping disaster victims and other needy communities nationwide. The celebration event held at Big C Extra Ratchadapisek, included exhibition corners, workshops, contests, online and offline games for all the participants who volunteered to learn how to properly collect used beverage cartons for recycling.
The Green Roof Project is a successful initiative which organises the collection and recycling of beverage cartons into corrugated roofing sheets. These are then used to construct homes and shelters for those in need. Tetra Pak launched the project in June 2010 in partnership with Friends in Need (of “PA”) Volunteers Foundation, Thai Red Cross Society, and Big C Supercenter Public Company Limited. The fourth partner, TV 360 degree, joined the project in 2015. For this project, Tetra Pak (Thailand) Ltd. has also collaborated with other partners including Beverage Carton Recycling Centre by Fiber Pattana Co., Ltd. and Department of Environmental Quality Promotion of the Ministry of Natural Resources and Environment. Over the past ten years, the Green Roof Project has received very strong public support with thousands of volunteers participating in the initiative.