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PATA Waste Free Champion Awards 2023

PATA and the EU SWITCH ASIA Tourlink Project are committed to increasing the sustainability of the Thai tourism value chain. Having published the Food and Plastic Waste Reduction Standards and successfully completed the in-person workshops for businesses in Phuket and Chiang Mai in 2022, PATA is now actively seeking best practices on food and plastic waste reduction in the Thai tourism industry.

Who can join?

You can join if you:

  • are a tourism business based in Thailand

  • have an inspiring, effective initiative or strategy to reduce food or plastic waste with positive results

Why participate?

The Thai Tourism businesses with the most relevant, impactful and interesting best practice on food and plastic waste reduction will be invited to the PATA Travel Mart 2023 in October, with costs covered, to present their best practice at the PTM Forum where they will also receive the award.

Award Categories
The judging committee will select one winner for a food waste reduction best practice and one winner for a plastic waste reduction best practice. Each business can apply for one or both categories.

1) Food Waste Reduction
2) Plastic Waste Reduction

How to register and submit my best practice?

Interested Thai tourism businesses can register and submit their food or plastic waste reduction best practice by completing the Application form below.

Apply now! Don’t waste this opportunity!

The deadline for submissions is August 31, 2023.

PATA Waste Free Champion Awards 2023 Key Dates:
Call for Entries: August 2, 2023
Submission Deadline: August 31, 2023
Winner Announcement: Mid September
Awards Ceremony: Oct 5, 2023



PATA Waste Free Champion 2023 is proudly supported by:

October 4

PATA Travel Mart 2023

October 5

PATA Youth Symposium @ PATA Travel Mart 2023