Chester joins forces to go green with reusable eating wares

General Press Releases Friday June 22, 2018 16:54
Bangkok--22 Jun--CPF
"Chester" a Thailand's leading fast-food chains insists to continue serving with reusable plates and cutlery to customers and plans to stop single-use plastic for takeaways services in the near future.

Chester is a Thai's No.1 quick service restaurant, owned by Charoen Pokphand Foods Public Company Limited or CPF, serving grilled chicken and Thai rice menus for more than 30 years with 200 branches in around Thailand. However plastic packaging will still be used for takeaways.

Mrs. Rungthip Prommachat, Assistant Vice President of Chester Foods Company Limited where operating "Chester", said that Chester has served reusable melamine plates, stainless forks and spoons and glass tumblers to the customers at the outlet for more than 30 years since its openning. This practice is reinforce CPF policy to reduce waste disposal to landfill and incineration by 25% in 2020 (compared to the base year 2015).

'We are pround to be the first fast food restaurant to insist continuously serve meal to customers with reuable plates, cutlery and glasses at all 200 outlets. This initiative is satisfied our customers and reinforces Chester to be a part of the world in an attempt to reduce disposal wastes," added Mrs.Prommachat.

Chester is reviewing to stop other single-use plastics in the stores and will introduce the use of more biodegradable packaging for delivery.

CPF is putting more effort to demonstrate its commitment in taking on environmental and social issue in line with the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals (UNSDG). it targets to reduce energy consumption and GHG Emission per production unit by 15% (Previously, 5%) while it commits to reduce water consumption and waste disposal to landfill and incineration by 25% and 30% respectively when compared to the base year 2015

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