How do we collaborate to transform waste back into raw material?

The RENUVA™ Program

RENUVA™ is a circular economy program from Dow which attempts to recycle end-of-life polyurethane products in collaboration with the value chain.

Polyurethanes (PU) is a much diversified technology touching many different end applications around the world. Applying the principles of a circular economy will help optimize the use and reuse of resources and ultimately reduce the amount of waste that goes into landfills or incineration.

A unique feature of the RENUVA™ Program is its ability to bring the entire value chain together in a new business eco-system model with opportunity for partnerships of recycling companies, equipment and material manufacturers, brand owners and other value chain participants.

The RENUVA™ Mattress Recycling Program

The RENUVA™ Mattress Recycling Program sets out to recycle polyurethane foam from end-of-life mattresses. As an example of circularity, the recovered product with recycled content – RENUVA™ Polyol can be used as a raw material for new mattresses or other applications such as building insulation boards.

Following Dow`s announcement of its collaboration with Eco-mobilier, who will supply polyurethane foam from post-consumer mattresses to the recycling unit at the site of Orrion Chemicals Orgaform in Semoy, France, Dow has now announced its collaboration with the Vita Group Europe’s leading flexible polyurethane foam solutions provider for the production of flexible polyurethane (PU) foams made with RENUVA™ polyols. Learn More

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The RENUVA™ story so far

Join us on our RENUVA ™ journey as we strive to enable a circular economy for
polyurethane products

Vita wins ‘Best of the Best’ award for Orbis™ foam made with Dow RENUVA™ polyols
Dow’s RENUVA™ Program Wins Sustainability Award from Chemical Week
Dow named finalist in Chemical Week inaugural sustainability awards
Recycle, Redesign and Reuse through RENUVA™
RENUVA™ wins two 2019 Sustainability Awards
Dow moves ahead with the RENUVA™ Mattress Recycling Program
Dow and Eco-mobilier enter into an innovation partnership for the RENUVA™ Mattress Recycling Program
The Vita Group joins the RENUVA™ Mattress Recycling Program by Dow

The RENUVA™ Mattress Recycling Program

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