Sunday, March 14, 2010

Green Pinoy Expo 2010 at SM Megamall

As a response to the recent financial crisis and calamities that have visited the country in the past year, the Philippine Product Safety and Quality Foundation conducted the 1st Green Pinoy Expo 2010 at the SM Megatrade Hall 1 in SM Megamall last March 5 to 7.

The event aims to promote environment and eco-friendly products to drive an awareness campaign to save the environment. Moreover, the expo also hopes to create awareness in preserving our natural resources and in promoting and generating jobs through local patronage.

Exhibitors in the said event include appliances with energy saving features, construction materials that carry the green label or have sustainable environment practices, testing laboratories, and other consumer products.

Mr. Montri Maharplekpong, President and CEO of United Pulp and Paper Corporation, together with an urban planner Mr. Felino Palafox were the guest speakers on the first day of the event.

Sponsors and supporters of the successful Green Expo were: Mariwasa Siam Ceramics, Cemex Philippines, Philippine Wood Producers Association, and Flat Glass Alliance of the Philippines Inc.


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