SM Supermalls, SM Cares, and Plastic Credit Exchange (PCEx), in partnership with Nestle Philippines, Colgate Palmolive, and PricewaterhouseCoopers, recently launched the second leg of the Plastic Waste Collection Program at the SM Mall of Asia in Pasay City, as part of their collective goal to promote sustainability, responsible solid waste management and the proper disposal of plastic waste among consumers and communities.
(Photo courtesy of SM Cares)
This comes after the launch of the initiative on February 10 in SM Megamall, wherein SM and PCEx were able to collect 461 kgs of soft plastics, 54.5 kgs of polyethylene terephthalate (PET), and high-density polyethylene, and 26 kgs of polystyrene foam. The plastic waste collection in SM MOA begins March 11 and will be rolled out in stages in select SM Malls nationwide in the coming months.
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