• EQUATE Plastic Awareness Campaign News Release
EQUATE Plastic Awareness Campaign News Release

In its endeavors to elevate awareness concerning the importance of plastic and its lifecycle in our everyday lives, EQUATE Petrochemical Company, a global producer of petrochemicals, continues its Plastic Awareness Campaign by educating the youth in Kuwait at different institutions.

The project incorporates EQUATE's objectives to achieve lasting growth in every element of its business be it operationally, socially and eco. By organizing workshops in 10 public colleges as part of the second phase of its 2017 campaign, EQUATE has actually illustrated the lifecycle of plastics, their varied use in several sectors and recycling procedure. The workshops included interactive games and competitors held in collaboration with Blank Hunts.

The campaign will certainly hold its 3rd stage in 2018 by hosting public events in various venues in Kuwait including shopping centers to connect with many and various people and develop a solid awareness of plastics in Kuwait's communities.

EQUATE's Senior Executive of Corporate Communications & Government Affairs, Dr. Abeer Al-Omar, stated, "Our initiatives at EQUATE are concentrated on achieving sustainability, ultimately sustaining the company's 2025 Sustainability Strategy that supports the UN's Sustainable Growth Goals and Kuwait's 2035 Vision. The sustainability of our environment is one of one of the most vital components to the development and progress of neighborhoods and economies, in addition to our ongoing investments in finding reliable remedies to much better manage sources and lower waste."

On her part, EQUATE's Sustainability Committee Member, Asrar Mohammad, added, "In modern life, plastics become part of our day-to-day lives. Their multiple usages and applications highlight the need for appropriately utilizing and recycling plastic products to ensure total sustainability. Making sure that the students understand the petrochemical industry and the various products such as plastics derived from this industry are essential to creating overall understanding."

To find out more about the initiative, CORRESPOND offers informative material on its social media sites platforms (Instagram, Facebook and Twitter) and on the hashtag #weknowplastics.

The EQUATE Group * is a global manufacturer of petrochemicals and the world's second biggest producer of Ethylene Glycol (EG). The Group has commercial complicateds in Kuwait, The United States And Canada and Europe that yearly create over 5 million tons of Ethylene, EG, Polyethylene (PE) and Polyethylene Terephthalate (PET DOG). The products are marketed throughout Asia, the Americas, Europe, the Middle East and Africa. The EQUATE Group's investors include Petrochemical Industries Company (PICTURE), The Dow Chemical Company (Dow), Boubyan Petrochemical Company (BPC) and Qurain Petrochemical Industries Company (QPIC). The Group is a leading enterprise that pursues sustainability any place it operates through collaborations in fields that include the environment, economic climate and culture. www.equate.com

* The EQUATE Group consists of EQUATE Petrochemical Company (RELATE), its subsidiaries and The Kuwait Olefins
Company (TKOC).

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