Siam Bayshore workers turn trash into art

Friday, 10 January 2014 From Issue Vol. XXII No. 2 By  Warunya Thongrod

Employees at the Siam Bayshore Resort & Spa turned recyclable scraps into traditional Asian costumes as part of the hotel’s efforts to promote environmental conservation.

The Siam Bayshore and Siam Bayview hotels for 10 years have been organizing competitions under the Green Leaf Foundation banner to show the utility of recycled paper and plastic waste. This year employees created costumes representing the member countries of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations.

Winners in the costume contest strike a winning pose.Winners in the costume contest strike a winning pose.

The kitchen staff won 1,500 baht for the best costume.

Students from Pattaya School No. 8 were invited to join the Dec. 23 event, with the hotel sponsoring coloring and invention contests. Malinee Chantachalee won a 1,500 baht scholarship for first place in the coloring contest. Nitaya Lungko, Mesaya Parakul and Busakorn Puthpol won 2,000 baht scholarships for their recycled “multipurpose chair.”

Students from Pattaya School No. 8 were invited to join the, with the hotel sponsoring coloring and invention contests.Students from Pattaya School No. 8 were invited to join the, with the hotel sponsoring coloring and invention contests.Students from Pattaya School No. 8 were invited to join the, with the hotel sponsoring coloring and invention contests.

Engineering and maintenance manager Patcharapol Natsuwan said hotel staff showed great enthusiasm for the Go Green event which, he said, was held in December in honor of Environmental Day Dec. 4.

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