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Dow Chemical Company

Year Submitted: 2003

Process: Reduction

Industry: Chemical Manufacturing

Wastes Reduced: Solid Waste

Substance: Polystyrene Cups

Location: Freeport TX

No. of employees: 6000

Contact: Carrie Brown

Phone: (409) 238-7409



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Environmental Benefits:

Reduction in the amount of polystyrene foam going to landfills. It also serves as a model for employees to take these recycling concepts home and become involved in other recycling programs. To date, over 73,000 lbs. or 14.5 million polystyrene cups have been recycled. Approximately 95% of the cups purchased by Texas Operations are recycled each month.

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Details of Reductions

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Source: TCEQ
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