Case studies

Pharmaceutical and chemical waste streams come in different shapes and colours and present their own complex environmental and economic challenges. In this sectoin we would like to share with you how your colleagues deal with their waste management and which improvements they have realised.

Aspen, The Netherlands
Labelling contributes to sustainable waste management

Within its TWM partnership with Indaver, the international pharmaceutical company Aspen focuses on sustainable and cost-efficient waste management. A large-scale waste labelling project clearly contributes to safety, sorting efficiency and cost savings. Read the whole story

Bayer, Belgium
Winner of the first Indaver sustainability award

Producer of high-performance plastics Bayer Antwerp received Indaver’s first Sustainability Award in 2013. Bayer excels in sustaining efforts to reduce its environmental impact. By adopting a sustainable waste policy, Bayer reduced its environmental costs by 17% and lowered its CO2 emissions by 23% compared to previous years. Read the whole story

OVAM, Belgium
Sustainable remediation of lamp recycling site

Three large warehouses full of mercury-containing lamps, fluorescent powders, waste glass and other materials contaminated with mercury were left behind after the bankruptcy of lamp recycling company Ides in Aalst. A sustainable and competitive solution, including safe handling, transport & processing, was needed for this potentially hazardous situation. Read the whole story

Industry cases

Pharmaceutical and chemical waste streams come in different shapes and colours and present their own complex environmental and economic challenges. For large industry across Europe, Indaver's wide spectrum of assets, systems and our competence in Total Waste Management has resulted in complete relief, the most sustainable solutions and high levels of cost-efficiency.

The cases are available in English only. The links refer to pages in the English language version of the Belgian website.

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