“Recycling used oil and hydrocarbons with residual heat from Zeeland Refinery”


After the actual collection of the various oily waste streams through Nature International Slop Disposal the second stage starts at our state-of-the-art treatment facility at Flushing.The circular economy gives us the tools to tackle climate change and biodiversity loss together, while addressing important social needs.


Collection – Nature’s Step 1


NGRP_Proces_Schip-vrachtwagenOperating the largest network of port reception facilities along the Dutch and Belgium coastline. This includes the important hubs for inland navigation.

With a fleet of 35 dedicated slop, garbage and sludge collection barges Nature Group pro-actively responds to the need for an all-round “One-Stop-Ship” service package with the collection and safe disposal of all - under the MARPOL convention - regulated waste streams.


Treatment – Nature’s Step 2


NGRP_Proces_FabriekWith Martens Renewables, Nature Group secured its position as the all-round maritime waste service provider. After the physical collection of the various waste streams at Step 1; our unique in-house waste recycling and hydrocarbon recovery facility underlines our group’s further strategy, focus and approach towards the recycling of hydrocarbons.


Renewables – Nature’s Step 3


NGRP_Proces_Vat-BladEmphasizing the industries need for a sustainable setup in the recovery of oil waste streams from the maritime industry. After Nature’s Step 2, we are pursuing our strong believe in recycling of collected waste oils towards a renewable product.

Being part of Zeeland Seaports Green Deal and so called “Sloewarmte project” Nature Martens Renewables re-uses residual heat (energy) of Zeeland Refinery. The use of this heat results in an annual energy saving equaling the consumption by 1,500 households and a CO2-emissions reduction of about 4,300 tonnes per year.