CLEVELAND – June 9, 2015 – PolyOne today announced it has joined the Zero Discharge of Hazardous Chemicals (ZDHC) Group as an associate member. The Group is led by leading global clothing and footwear brands and is committed to steering the industry towards a goal to reduce discharge of harmful chemicals to zero by 2020.
“Bringing associate members on board with a strong track record of delivering specialty solutions broadens our technical knowledge base,” explains Cheryl Kreindler, ZDHC Program Manager. “PolyOne has already brought innovative ideas to the table in regards to reducing water consumption and contamination, which are major challenges for the industry.”
“PolyOne is committed to environmentally sound practices, services and solutions that deliver value for our customers and the wider industries we serve,” added John Van Hulle, president of global color, additives and inks for PolyOne. “Our textile industry expertise means we can apply existing solutions, and potentially shape new ones, that can contribute to achieving the ZDHC Group’s goals.”
Posted June 9, 2015