Advancing a Circular Economy

Through innovation and collaboration, Dow will help facilitate the world’s transition to a circular economy.

Measuring our progress

We are refining our strategies and scale our pipeline to deliver circular economy solutions by focusing on circular materials, technologies and value chain ecosystems.

Our circular economy principles

  • Dow will collaborate to implement six major projects that deliver solutions and advance the circular economy. Our key performance indicator is the number of projects implemented.

Recent highlights

  • To deliver solutions that advance a circular economy, six major projects were implemented.
  • Dow partnered with Mura Technology to build Europe’s largest advanced recycling facility with 120KT capacity in Germany.
  • SILASTIC™ SST-2650, the world’s first recyclable silicone self-sealing tire solution, was launched with Bridgestone.
  • Dow and Valoregen partnered to build the largest combined advanced and mechanical recycling site with 70KT capacity in France.


SEAL (Sustainability, Environmental Achievement & Leadership) Award

In 2021, Dow was recognized with a SEAL (Sustainability, Environmental Achievement & Leadership) Award for our work with Circulate Capital and Lucro. Together, we invested in capacity expansion to take in more waste and develop disruptive post-consumer recycled (PCR) polyethylene film solutions in India. This collaboration is expected to divert 6,000 metric tons of waste from the environment, while fostering new economic opportunities in the next three years.