Repsol to build Spain’s first polyurethane foam recycling plant in Puertollano
Repsol is building the first polyurethane foam chemical recycling plant in Spain to help its customers meet their sustainability objectives and respond to the growing need to recycle and extend the useful life of its products. The new plant, expected to be 100% operational by September 2023, will involve a €12 million investment. The plant will be capable of processing around 2 Kt of polyurethane foam waste per year, equivalent to 200,000 mattresses. This will become the polyurethane foam’s raw material for new mattresses and furniture, closing these essential products’ recycling circle. The new plant is to be integrated into Repsol’s Puertollano complex to ensure this circular product’s quality by maximising synergies with the facility’s standard processes.