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REVOLOOP™

Recycled Plastics Resins

A revolutionary way to close the loop

hand sifting recyclates

Revolutions don’t happen by themselves. And they don’t always happen quickly. Forging partnerships, alliances, mutual strategies; innovating, growing, strengthening a resolve together. That’s how things get done and better lives are realized.

In the packaging marketplace today, REVOLOOP™ Enabling Mechanical Recycling and REVOLOOP™ Recycled Plastics Resins are building a foundation for change. Partnerships around the world are increasing the quality of the waste value chain and providing a dependable, consistent flow of desirable recyclable content. The result? Together, we can build a circular future with a growing portfolio of recycled plastics solutions – starting with high-quality mechanical recycled plastic resins with potential for numerous end-use applications.

hands holding PCR resins

The planning, technology, and care that supports REVOLOOP™ Recycled Plastics Resins are dedicated to making exceptional PCR resins. That means raising the standards of recycled products to meet final application requirements. Quality controls, improved processability, and batch-to-batch consistency – and much more to offer customers excellent PCR options.

Single-pellet convenience

REVOLOOP™ Recycled Plastics Resins offer many grades as a single-pellet solution. Fully formulated. Ready to go. That’s convenience and efficiency across the value chain. Simply choose the grade best suited for your requirements and move forward with confidence.

shredded plastics

Decreasing plastic waste. Decreasing new resin production. Decreasing energy output. Decreasing greenhouse gases. REVOLOOP™ PCR resins present many sustainability advantages. Versus virgin resin use, and depending upon the percentage of PCR in specific formulations, recent LCA inventories suggest up to 34% reductions in CO2e emissions when using various REVOLOOP™ resins.* That’s making a difference!

Sustainability is at the forefront of our manufacturing processes, too. We are developing REVOLOOP™ Recycled Plastics Resins in accordance with strict international toxicological protocols to assure a safe work environment for everyone.

Source: Dow’s estimates based on “APR 2018 report on Life Cycle Impacts for Post-Consumer Recycled Resins”.
Data is an estimate based on US data industry averages. Detailed report can be found here: https://plasticsrecycling.org/images/apr/2018-APR-Recycled-Resin-Report.pdf
 

Circling the globe for a circular economy

It’s a constant journey of improvements. We’re working tirelessly with our global associates to strengthen a tangible, larger circular economy for plastics. The growing need for PCR products is influencing the progress. Quickening the pace and accelerating success. We are closer than ever to closing the loop.

transparent plastic processing

REVOLOOP™ Recycled Plastics Resins are the product of uncommon material science expertise, further enhanced by Dow’s assets and capabilities at our Pack Studios facilities.

At Pack Studios, formulation testing, physical and analytical testing, and more – including new on-site equipment specific to the creation of PCR-rich resins – offer the ability to develop reliable application-specific and geographically specific PCR Resins.

Our regional waste stream partnerships around the world integrate with our local Pack Studios locations to create win-win scenarios for all parties – assuring consistent pipelines of quality-checked recyclates, while promoting valuable delivery points for recycling efforts.

An evolution in process

Through collaborative efforts and investments around the world, a growing family of REVOLOOP™ Recycled Plastics Resins is taking shape – ready to answer the call for numerous applications. From packaging to industrial films and non-film applications, too, you can see how these PCR-rich resins can help evolve the industry.

2022 Edison Award Gold Winner

It’s not just us that think these PCR resins are something special. REVOLOOP™ Recycled Plastics Resins has been named a 2022 Gold Award Winner in the category of Plastic Upscaling by the Edison Awards – recognized as among the world’s most prestigious accolades honoring excellence in new product and service development, marketing, design, and innovation.

Help close the loop. Join the circular revolution.

We’re ready and excited for you to join us! Contact us here and stay informed of future developments. Or call your Dow representative to learn more.

 

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