Belintra, assistance 7 days a week, 24 hours a day

Belintra (Belgian Incidents with Transport of hazardous substances) is a system whereby the chemical sector commits to providing specialised assistance to firefighters and civil protection services in the event of transport accidents involving chemical products. Experts from some forty companies are available day and night, 7 days a week, even if they themselves are not […]

Operation Clean Sweep: engaging for zero pellet loss

Operation Clean Sweep (OCS) is a global voluntary commitment of the plastics industry and aims at helping all the actors in the plastics industry to implement good housekeeping and containment practices to achieve zero loss of plastic pellets, flakes or powders in the environment. essenscia and its members in the Port of Antwerp have signed […]

Borealis founding partner of Project STOP

Launched in October 2017 by Borealis and SYSTEMIQ, Project STOP aims to accelerate waste management improvements in South-East Asia, reduce marine littering, improve livelihoods and public health, and increase resource efficiency. We know that a significant amount of ocean plastic waste originates from land-based sources, with roughly 50% originating from just five Asian economies: China, […]

essenscia and PlasticsEurope clean up the Galgeschoor nature reserve

Every year, employees of essenscie and the European umbrella organisation PlasticsEurope, along with other volunteers, roll up their sleeves to clean up litter in the Galgeschoor nature reserve in the port of Antwerp. This annual initiative by the Antwerp Port Authority and Natuurpunt is part of the Clean Schelde project. The eighth clean-up campaign in […]

AbbVie and “Wavre in transition” join forces for a more sustainable town

AbbVie, the biopharmaceutical company based in Wavre, has joined forces with “Wavre in transition”, a citizens’ movement committed to making the local environment more sustainable at every level. On 13 June 2019, 41 employees of AbbVie took part in a #trashchallenge in the streets of Wavre. Divided into small groups of walkers and runners, the […]