TotalEnergies joins the Polypropylene Recycling Alliance of the Recycling Partnership to increase the U.S. plastic recycling rate and promote the circular economy

Houston, October 7, 2021 /PRNewswire/ – TotalEnergies Petrochemicals & Refining USA, Inc., a subsidiary of the wide-ranging energy company TotalEnergies (NYSE: TTE), today announced its funding partnership as a polypropylene recycling alliance Participation of partners, this is an initiative to recycle partnerships.
TotalEnergies’ cooperation within the polypropylene recycling alliance will focus on increasing the roadside recycling of polypropylene (PP) to ensure that this packaging material is widely recycled and reused in the end market, including food and beverage packaging, consumer goods and automotive parts part.
“TotalEnergies is pleased to work with The Recycling Partnership’s polypropylene recycling alliance, which is part of our company’s ambition to produce 30% recyclable and renewable polymers by 2030,” said Paul Colonna, Vice President of Polymers Americas. “We are committed to strengthening the recovery and recycling of polypropylene, and working with our customers to develop innovative products with higher performance, especially in terms of the environment.”
The main focus of The Partnership’s Polypropylene Recycling Alliance is to achieve the same high level of recycling of polypropylene as other plastics such as polyethylene terephthalate (PET) and high-density polyethylene (HDPE). The way to achieve this goal is to provide grants to recycling facilities and to target consumer education and recycling infrastructure improvements.
To learn more about the Polyacrylic Recycling Alliance of Recycling Partnership and how to join, please visit
About TotalEnergies TotalEnergies is a wide-ranging energy company that produces and sells energy worldwide: petroleum and biofuels, natural gas and green gas, renewable energy, and electricity. Our 105,000 employees are committed to providing energy that is more affordable, cleaner, more reliable, and accessible to as many people as possible. TotalEnergies is active in more than 130 countries/regions, putting all aspects of sustainable development at the core of its projects and operations to promote people’s well-being.
About TotalEnergies in the United States TotalEnergies Petrochemicals & Refining USA, Inc., headquartered in Houston, Texas, is a major producer of polypropylene, polystyrene, styrene and basic chemicals in the United States. As a major player in the United States, we bring value to the entire oil refining and petrochemical production chain. Our investment has led the development of clean and affordable fuels and polymers.
About TotalEnergies RecyclingTotalEnergies’ goal is to produce 30% recyclable and renewable polymers by 2030. TotalEnergies is committed to all types of recycling:
TotalEnergies is also a world leader in the field of bioplastics. The joint venture of TotalEnergies and Corbion has a factory in Thailand that produces 75,000 tons of PLA, a 100% bio-based, recyclable and biodegradable bioplastic. In September 2020, it announced the construction of a second plant with an annual production capacity of 100,000 tons on the Grandpuits zero crude oil platform in France.
TotalEnergies is a founding member of the End Plastic Waste Alliance, which is made up of approximately 40 companies that invest in the plastics and consumer goods value chain. They pledged to allocate more than 1 billion U.S. dollars, with the goal of reaching 1.5 billion U.S. dollars by 2025 to implement solutions to eliminate plastic waste in the environment, especially in the ocean.
About Recycling Partners Recycling Partners are agents of action that revolutionized the U.S. residential recycling system. Our team operates at all levels of the recycling value chain and works with thousands of communities locally to transform under-performing recycling programs and address circular economy challenges. As the country’s leading organization involved in the complete recycling supply chain, from working with companies to make their packaging more circular and helping them achieve climate and sustainable development goals, to working with the government to develop policy solutions to meet the systemic needs of the U.S. recycling system , The recycling partnership has a positive impact on recycling at every step of the process. Since 2014, this non-profit transformation agency has transferred 375 million pounds of new recyclables from landfills, saved 968 million gallons of water, avoided more than 420,000 metric tons of greenhouse gases, and significantly lowered targets Pollution rate. Learn more on
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Post time: Oct-21-2021