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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

Equate and Omniya's partnership will recycle plastic water bottles [representational image].
Equate and Omniya's partnership will recycle plastic water bottles [representational image].

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.

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