Kuwait firm signs agreement to repurpose petrochemical by-products

Industrial Symbiosis and Eco-industrial Development

Contributed by Peter Lowitt, based on an article from Zawya, April 2017

MRC — the leading eco industrial company in Kuwait, signed a three-year renewable agreement with EQUATE Petrochemical Company, a global producer of petrochemicals, to provide a valueadded waste management, logistics, recycling and marketing solution for EQUATE’s scrap. MRC was contracted to collect all waste on-site, using 25 large containers placed at strategic locations at EQUATE’s industrial complex, then forward the contents regularly to specialized facilities at MRC for treatment, where they would be recycled into high standard raw materials suitable for manufacturing, and shipped to customers outside the MENA region. Over the three year period of the agreement, an estimated 20 thousand tons of scrap material will, be processed.

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