Eco innovation blends Dow Corning’s passion for innovation with one of our
corporate values - sustainable development. It’s an approach that brings
together our focus on meeting our customers’ needs for new environmentally
compatible products and processes with our commitment to responsible management
We’re using our eco-innovation model and principles to help conserve
precious natural resources; reduce waste and increase use of renewable energy
materials. Here are some examples of our progress so far.
Capturing the Value of Silica Fume
Learn how silica fume, historically considered a waste product, is now being
used in a variety of productive ways.
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Cost-effective, sustainable technology for China
Discover how label makers in China reduce solvent discharge into the
environment while utilizing traditional methods for solvent-based
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Improving the Paper Recycling Process
Read how the surface activity of silicones is able to remove ink from paper
under neutral conditions, eliminating the need for caustic chemicals, improving
yield and reducing liquid and solid waste.
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Sealant Road Tankers Deliver a Winning Alternative
Read about a bulk silicone sealant delivery process that eliminates the
need for drum handling and storage, reduces the potential for accidents, and
enables resource conservation.
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Silicone Encapsulants Improve LED Performance
Learn how silicone encapsulants from Dow Corning are contributing to the
LED industry while minimizing impact on the environment.
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Textile Technology Saves Time and Energy
Discover the granular form of silicone that adds softness during the denim
fabric pre-wash process, saving water and energy.
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