Workshop on ECO-BLOCK ,a project to optimize waste and hazardous waste management systems, to lead to a green university, in 2nd year

On 29 of August 2021 time 9:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m., Asst.Prof. Dr. Laksanara Khwanchum, Lecturer of the School of Languages and General Education  have organized activities “ECO-BLOCK Workshop” in online and onsite formats, which was honored by Asst. Prof. Dr. Nukul Suksuwan, Vice President for Building and Premises to open the event. In this connection, Mr. Praphan Suanleng, the owner of Samui Eco Concrete innovation, and Khun Panipon Phichitsakul, representative of the E2C Koh Samui Waste and Clean Energy Management Learning Center, came to share their experiences in the field of waste management and clean energy. Waste management from the perspective of private entrepreneurs and the gathering of volunteer groups from various foundations to manage household waste problems and the use of waste for commercial use together with a discussion with Asst. Prof. Wisaroon Wongboon, Chairperson of the Green University Project waste and waste management Walailak University on the topic of guidelines and possibilities for utilizing waste.

Innovative Eco-Concrete concept by Mr. Praphan Suan Leng, owner of the 100% solar-powered resort Baan Boom Boxes Resort. Since Samui is a tourist area located on an island surrounded by seawater, waste management in the island is inefficient. Enough to send waste to be dealt with on the coast may cost more than profit. Khun Praphan therefore initiated the idea of using garbage in the island to create maximum benefits. By using waste that is difficult to decompose such as plastic waste, snack bags, refill bags, glass bottles, wood chips or foam to create Eco-Concrete products in various shapes. that can be used in practice The latest work by Praphan and the E2C Samui group is a project to build a passenger pavilion for Ban Laem Hoi School. Koh Samui District Currently, Praphan’s Eco-concrete work is of great interest.

There are online participants from various sectors such as staff and students within Walailak University, representatives from Phum Riang Subdistrict Municipality, Chaiya District, Surat Thani Province by the Director of the Public Health Division and representatives of the VHV from Phum Riang Hospital, representatives from Koh Thuat Subdistrict Municipality, Pak Phanang District, Nakhon Si Thammarat Province, students and teachers from Phawana Phothikun College, Samui District, Surat Thani Province. and the general public interested in participating in the activities Throughout the morning and afternoon sessions making the said activity successful

We would like to thank the Green University Project Working Group, students, academics from the School of Multilingual and General Education, U2T team, Great Grandfather Island, and all the helpers who made this online training activity a success.

Responsible agencies: School of Languages and General Education / Project on Optimizing Solid Waste and Hazardous Waste Management Systems for Leading to Green University, 2nd Year

Telephone number 0–7567–6268


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