Download list
Locations / Sites
Contacts
Login
Back to News

Stopping the Tap on Ocean Plastics (Project STOP)

Project STOP

© SYSTEMIQ

Flagship initiative to accelerate waste management improvements in South-East Asia presented at Our Oceans Conference

At the Our Oceans Conference on 5-6 October 2017 in Malta, Borealis announced Project STOP, a EUR 4 million initiative to accelerate waste management system improvements in South-East Asia. The project aims to make a scalable front-line contribution to marine plastic debris prevention and ocean health.

From July to September 2017, a successful feasibility and scoping assessment was carried out in Indonesia. This assessment tested the concept of "system-enabler" partnerships with city governments - providing expertise and support to transition the waste management system to a zero-leakage pathway with increasing rates of plastics recycling, job creation in new after-use economies and public health benefits. The first city partnership will be launched in 2018, driven and co-funded with local and global partners.

Click here to learn more about Borealis' sustainability focus areas.

Further information on Project STOP

Project STOP

© SYSTEMIQ

Downloads
Project STOP © SYSTEMIQ
Media Contact
Virginia Wieser
Senior Manager, Corporate Communications, Brand & Reputation

Related News

Media Release – 30/09/2021

Accelerating electrification with the “Cracker of the Future” Consortium

Read more

News – 09/09/2021

Renewably-sourced feedstock being tested at Borealis cracker in Stenungsund, Sweden

Read more

Media Release – 08/09/2021

Borealis signs wind farm power purchase agreement with Axpo, continuing to significantly boost share of renewable energy used in its Belgian operations

Read more

Media Release – 07/09/2021

Uponor Infra and Borealis collaborate to create a gravity plastic pipe with up to 70 % CO2 reduction

Read more

Media Release – 03/08/2021

Leo Alders appointed acting CEO of Borealis fertilizers, melamine and technical nitrogen business

Read more

News – 16/06/2021

Borealis supports Water & Sanitation for the Urban Poor (WSUP) in improving access to safe drinking water to the communities in Beira, Mozambique

Read more

Media Release – 16/06/2021

Borealis and Renasci reach an exclusive agreement enabling Borealis to offer commercial volumes of chemically recycled base chemicals and polyolefins since May 2021

Read more

Media Release – 15/06/2021

New photovoltaic rooftop array to provide power to Borealis location in Monza, Italy

Read more

Media Release – 08/06/2021

Borealis Commits to Major Expansion of Project STOP in Indonesia

Read more