Company name: North West
Chemical Initiative (NWCI)
Location: Merseyside, UK.
Products: The NWCI is a non-profit
organisation which supports chemical and related
industries in the North West of England. Committed
to sustainable development, the NWCI is piloting
an Industrial Symbiosis project on the Mersey
Sustainable change: Promoting
the collaboration of companies to ensure the
efficient use of raw materials, energy and
by-products within the Mersey banks region.
Effect: Wastes are re-used
as raw materials in related processes. Electricity
from fossil fuels also provides local heat
and industrial wastes are reduced. The result
will be a more sustainable development of the
process industries in the area.
for details on Industrial Symbiosis
The chemical industry is long-established
on the banks of the river Mersey at Halton
and Ellesmere Port.