Date(s) - 19 March 2008
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EQUATE Petrochemical Company hosted a celebration to award the winners of its Plastics Awareness Program quizzes where people were asked plastic-related question during the campaign’s tours.
Attending the event was EQUATE Vice-President for Technical Services Mahmoud Al-Qattan who highlighted the history of plastic as it was invented 100 years ago, noting that quality plastics are extremely environment friendly.
The campaign, themed “Fantastic Plastic,” has been present at shopping malls, the Scientific Center, Kuwait University and a number of grade schools to show people the making, diverse uses and great benefits of plastic in the our life’s and that plastic in general are environmentally friendly products that can be recycled or reused, explained Al-Qattan.
Al-Qattan added that the Plastics Awareness Program was part of EQUATE Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) initiative to be a “Valued Neighbor” in communities where the company operates.
The winners, each awarded a state-of-the-art laptop, were Magd Mortada, Lucy Smith, Raja Ahmed and Mubarak Al-Aradah.