In 2016, Recom in Saudi Arabia and Masterpak
in Lebanon collected 25,014 MT of recyclable plastic waste, 53% of which came from sister companies. This diversion saved nearly 89,500 m2 in landfill area.
Recom’s expansion from Jeddah in western Saudi Arabia to Jubail in the Eastern Province in 2015 optimized plastic waste sorting by material and color, as well as introduced both dry and wet resin washing capabilities to ensure converting of premium, as opposed to low-end applications. Recom now also offers professional plastic waste handling services on petrochemical premises.
By diverting plastic waste - that would otherwise have been landfilled or incinerated - into useful applications, our plants are supporting UN SDG12
(Target 12.5) to substantially reduce waste generation through recycling and reuse.