RightCycle Program To Recycle Single-Use Cleanroom and Laboratory Gloves and Garments
To provide cleanrooms and laboratories with effective solutions to mitigate waste and enhance Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) and sustainability efforts, Kimberly-Clark Professional has introduced RightCycle – the first large-scale recycling effort for nontraditional cleanroom waste.
The disposal of solid waste from manufacturing operations poses considerable challenges for businesses and society. Landfill options are becoming more limited and waste disposal costs continue to rise. In 2011, Kimberly-Clark Corporation, the parent company for Kimberly-Clark Professional, announced it would be sending zero manufacturing waste to landfills by 2015. Since 2000, the company's Global Nonwovens Division, which develops and manufactures fabrics and materials used to create products such as protective apparel and face masks, has diverted more than 99 percent of its manufacturing waste from landfills.
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