Ecotopia at Siam Discovery shows what can be done to make everyday items friendly to Mother Earth
BILLING ITSELF AS a place to explore, downtown shopping centre Siam Discovery now goes green with the opening of a new zone called Ecotopia that’s filled with smart eco-friendly home decorative items, stationery and IT gadgets as well as organic cosmetics and fashion apparel, all of them perfect gifts for the coming festive season.
Animals sculpted in wood, Bt875
For the kids and the young at heart, there are adorable wooden sculptures and pens carved to resemble animals while busy chefs will love the Superbee Wax Wrap with an attractive graphic design that not only maintains the temperature of food but can also be washed and used again. Another planet-friendly invention is the Artwork tote bag, whose cellulose craft paper and tyvek paper ingredients make it durable, lightweight and reusable.
Grey Ray Nature ecofriendly eraser, Bt75
New-wave stationery brand Grey Ray offers Nature Made Eco Erasers that have been recycled from the waste scallop shells found in Hokkaido, Japan and reduce the waste and carbon dioxide that are part of the normal manufacturing process by 50 per cent. It also introduces 2 CM graphite saving pencils, Life Planner sets that combine journal book with stickers and Eco Paper Clip bookmarks made from duplex board.
Mindhara Organic brand adopts the fermentation technique used in winemaking to produce non-chemical natural hair loss treatment shampoo, serum, butterfly pea lotion and rice ginger lotion.