Dow announces aggressive new targets to address both carbon mitigation and plastic waste. Building on our 2025 Sustainability Goals, these targets will put Dow on a path to achieve carbon neutrality by 2050 and a waste-free world.
If stacked, mattresses discarded in Europe every year would exceed the height of Mount Everest – by 678 times1. Approximately 30 million mattresses are thrown away, and most of this bulky, non-biodegradable waste-stream ends up in the landfill.
What if old plastic bottles and wrappers became key ingredients in creating new ones? Through our partnership with Fuenix Ecogy, we’re taking hard-to-recycle plastics to create new polymers for packaging for food and other items.