Article
Wood collaborates with clients to drive circular economy solutions forward
  • linkedin icon
  • twitter icon
  • facebook icon
  • youtube icon
  • instagram icon

Through a series of recently launched projects, Wood is accelerating the shift towards a circular model by exploring new concepts and innovative solutions that will support more sustainable environments and unlock new energy solutions around the world.

One example of these efforts in action is the collaboration that Wood has launched with Nexus, LLC, a waste-to-virgin plastics company, to rapidly expand their commercial-scale production plant based in Atlanta, Georgia.  The plant converts plastic waste into products that are then converted into virgin recycled-content plastics.  The expansion of the plant will accelerate the production of this fully circular product and address the increased demand for waste plastic elimination.

In a joint announcement made by Wood and Nexus, Thomas Grell, President of Renewable Energy & Power at Wood, commented: “We are looking forward to working with Nexus to unlock more sustainable practices and further develop this innovative solution for the industry and our clients. At Wood, we are working to build a better future by developing the circular economy and adopting new energy applications.”

Earlier this year, Wood announced a collaboration with ReNew ELP to develop the world’s first commercial-scale plastic recycling plant using an innovative advanced recycling process in the northeast of England.  Wood is leading the delivery of engineering, procurement and construction solutions for the plant, which will ultimately divert plastic away from the natural environment, decouple plastic manufacture from fossil resource and reduce CO2 emissions.

Working with our clients to reach their own sustainability ambitions and efforts to eradicate the negative impact of waste plastics is just another way that we are pursuing solutions to meet today’s challenges and build a future-ready global community through a circular economy.

Author
Amy West
Communications Manager
Related Insights
  • new
    Viewpoint

    Four Drivers for Decarbonisation

  • Article

    Upstream goes head-to-head with Dan Carter

  • Blog

    Now is the time to innovate and reimagine for resilient outcomes

  • Blog

    Picking up pace: delivering the sustainable decommissioning era

  • Blog

    Restoring the environment with empathy and respect

  • Blog

    Leveraging technology for humanitarian good is the new normal

Related News
  • new
    Press release

    Wood and Honeywell introduce technologies for carbon-neutral sustainable aviation fuel

  • new
    Press release

    Wood awarded contract for Humber Zero project

  • Press release

    Wood sees growth in CCUS linked to decarbonisation imperative

  • Article

    Wood to advance green energy solutions for US National Park Service

  • Press release

    Wood captures growth linked to thriving hydrogen market

  • Press release

    Wood enables safer, more efficient field operations through apps integrating Microsoft Dynamics 365 and Power Platform

Be in the know
Get in touch
United by our common purpose to unlock solutions to the world’s most critical challenges, we are future ready, now.