Imagine if products were designed, created and manufactured in a way that maximized their value across their life cycle. At Dow, we’re rethinking the traditional, linear “take-make-dispose” way of doing business to adopt new ways of working that maximize the value and use of our resources. Learn more.
We are seeking to optimize the efficiency of our operations to conserve resources, repurpose byproducts from our manufacturing, and reduce material and energy waste.
We are working with our value chains to explore regenerative business models and advance recycling technologies and infrastructure.
We are collaborating with our customers, brand owners and the value chain to design materials that enable end products to be reusable or recyclable and extend their life cycle.
Because of our leadership position in manufacturing and materials technology and as a producer of plastic, we have the opportunity to take a leading role in supporting the development of the circular economy. Find out how we’re working to accelerate a world without waste.
Closing the loop and stopping plastic waste
Despite plastic’s value to society, only 10% of manufactured plastic is recycled annually, and 8 million tons end up in the ocean. This is unacceptable. Learn how we’re collaborating to keep plastic waste out of the environment and protect the natural resources and ecosystems that communities everywhere depend on.