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Environmental

Trinseo carefully monitors and tracks our environmental performance at our plants worldwide, with the goal of continually reducing emissions and waste, and conserving energy. 

Below is a dashboard of Trinseo’s progress this year, but for our complete environmental reporting data for 2017, please see Trinseo’s 2018 Sustainability and Corporate Social Responsibility Report by selecting from the list of thumbnails.

Environmental Efficiency Highlights, 2011 to 2017

From 2011 to 2017, Trinseo has reduced:

  • Volatile Organic Compounds (VOC) emissions by 42%
  • Total waste by 41%
  • Nitrogen oxide (NOx) emissions by 26%
  • Greenhouse gas emissions* by 24%
  • Total electricity usage by 10%

*From sources that are owned or controlled by the company

Production and Consumption Comparison, 2016 to 2017
Despite our increase in production volume by 4% from 2016 to 2017, Trinseo decreased greenhouse gas emissions and total electricity usage by 2%.

Waste Disposal and Energy Methods, 2016 to 2017
Energy recovery is the leading waste disposal method, accounting for 38% of all waste disposal in 2017, versus 28% in 2016

Renewable sources generated 5% of Trinseo’s electricity in 2017, versus 1% in 2016.

2018 Sustainability and Corporate Social Responsibility Report

2018 Sustainability and Corporate Social Responsibility Report

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2018 Executive Summary Sustainability and Corporate Social Responsibility Report

2018 Executive Summary Sustainability and Corporate Social Responsibility Report

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