Through the extensive network of International Solvent Solutions and it's principles we have many opportunities to sell and trade by-products and side streams, which are released during chemical production processes. Many of these products are collected for use in incinerators, as these products have a certain calorific value or thermal value. This makes them valuable as fuel for waste treatment plants.
We however, can apply a lot of these by-products and side streams in processes where these materials are used for production of new products or are applied in special blends and mixtures. Through these uses consumption of fresh raw materials is reduced, energy usage is reduced and air pollution from incineration is reduced.
Re-use is a key component of modern waste reduction in the "Reduce, Reuse, Recycle" waste hierarchy.