Kuwaiti petrochem firm enters plastic recycling partnership
Equate and Omniya Recycling have launched a plastic recycling programme, and the company also aims to reduce water consumption by 30% through a separate initiative
Kuwaiti petrochemical company, Equate, and Omniya Recycling, have launched a plastic recycling programme.
The partnership aims to reuse plastic water bottles and make positive environmental contributions.
Mohammad Al-Ali, head of operations at Equate's facilities management department, said the company has purchased a truck to collect recyclable materials.
In addition, the company has also distributed 10 containers across the country to encourage plastic waste collection.
Omniya is a national environmental project aimed at spreading the culture waste recycling.
Al-Ali said Equate is also working on a project to refine and reuse seawater for irrigation.
The project is expected to reduce the company's water consumption by 30%.
"We are working to spread awareness and to urge the society to use all available energy-saving technologies," Al-Ali said, according to KUNA, citing Al-Jarida newspaper.