Two sustainability projects and 15 facilities at Huntsman were recently recognized at the 2021 Responsible Care Two sustainability projects and 15 facilities at Huntsman were recently recognized at the 2021 Responsible Care Awards hosted by the American Chemistry Council. The virtual ceremony, held on April 26, 2021, recognized the extraordinary efforts of companies across the U.S. that are actively managing safety and environmental stewardship. Here’s how Huntsman stood out from the crowd.
Waste Minimization, Reuse and Recycling Award: Huntsman’s Conroe plant received the Waste Minimization, Reuse and Recycling Award for its TF5 Waste Minimization and Commercialization project. The facility’s 750,000-gallon TF5 wastewater tank collects high-strength wastewater from washouts and processes throughout the plant.
Product Safety Award: Developed in-house, the Substances of Concern Tool (SoC) provides both an immediate view regarding substance and product-level risks as well as a long-term view on product sustainability. This innovative tool is easy to use and useful to all Huntsman businesses as they evaluate current and future product slates. The tool uses 29 external lists as the basis for reviewing the risks of substances. Through a combination of publicly available data and company confidential data, Huntsman can assign a risk factor for substances as well as Huntsman products, assess the potential impact to the business, and determine the long-term view of the relevance and sustainability of these products to the company. The result is faster and smarter decisions around Huntsman’s product portfolio as we contribute to a more sustainable society.
Facility Safety Awards: The safety of employees and the community are Huntsman’s highest priorities. Fifteen of Huntsman’s facilities in the U.S. were recognized for their safety performance.
Award of Achievement: Recognizing facilities with zero fatalities and zero days away from work for employees. Akron – Ohio, Charlotte – North Carolina, Conroe – Texas.
Award of Honor: Recognizing facilities with zero fatalities, zero days away from work, and zero job transfer/restriction cases for employees. Arlington – Texas, Geismar – Louisiana.
Award of Excellence: Recognizing facilities with zero fatalities, zero days away from work, and zero job transfers/restriction cases for employees and contractors. Auburn Hills – Michigan, East Lansing – Michigan, Freeport – Texas, Houston – Texas (IL), Houston – Texas (Terol), Maple Shade – New Jersey, Merrimack – New Hampshire, Ringwood – Illinois, Huntsman Advanced Technology Center – The Woodlands, Texas, Waterway One – The Woodlands, Texas,