A Sustainable and Eco-Friendly Alternative to Traditional Polyethylene

Braskem's I'm green bio-based polyethylene (PE) is a sustainably source bio-based plastic alternative to traditional polyethylene made from fossil fuels. It is derived from sugarcane, a renewable resource, which significantly reduces its carbon footprint. This innovative material maintains the same quality and versatility as conventional polyethylene. I'm green bio-based polyethylene (PE) is widely used in various industries, including packaging, automotive, and consumer goods, to create products that are both functional and environmentally conscious. 

I'm green™ Bio-based Polyethylene (PE)

I'm green™ Bio-based Polyethylene (PE)

I'm green bio-based PE is chosen for its sustainability, as it's made from responsible sourced sugarcane, reducing carbon emissions compared to fossil-fuel-based PE. It offers similar performance to traditional PE without sacrificing functionality. It is fully recycled and appeals to eco-conscious consumers, aligning with regulatory requirements and enhancing brand image. Overall, I'm green bio-based PE combines sustainability, performance, and market advantage, making it an attractive option for various applications.

Characteristics and Properties

I'm green bio-based PE possesses excellent chemical resistance, recyclability, and versatility, making it suitable for various applications across industries like packaging, automotive, and consumer goods. It's fully recyclable in existing recycling streams aligning with sustainability initiatives and in compliance with bio-based content regulations further enhances its appeal. Characteristics and properties found across the product line include:

  • Chemical Resistance
  • Environmental Sustainability
  • Processability
  • Recyclability
  • Regulatory Compliance
  • Similar Mechanical Properties of Virgin PE
  • Versatility

Markets and Applications

Consumer Goods

Consumer Goods

The consumer goods market benefits from I'm green bio-based PE sustainability and appeal to consumers. Manufacturers of household products and personal care items can leverage this material to enhance their brand image and meet sustainability goals. Its versatility allows for the creation of durable and aesthetically pleasing packaging, appealing to environmentally aware consumers while maintaining product quality. Typical applications include:

  • Beauty and personal care products
  • Bottles and containers
  • Clothing and accessories
  • Disposable cutlery and tableware
  • Electronics accessories
  • Footwear
  • Household items
  • Non-woven products (diapers, fem care, etc.)
  • Packaging
  • Sporting goods
  • Toys and games


I'm green bio-based PE is valued for its lightweight properties, helping reduce vehicle weight and improve fuel efficiency. This material's sustainability benefits resonate with the automotive industry's push towards more sustainable technologies and reduced emissions. Additionally, its durability and resistance to chemicals and weather conditions make it suitable for various automotive components, contributing to both environmental and performance objectives. Typical applications include:

  • Air ducts
  • Automotive interiors
  • Interior and exterior components
  • Truck bed-liner


I'm green Bio-based PE is an excellent choice for the packaging market due to its sustainability and versatility. In this industry, the material's biobased origin aligns with the growing demand for eco-friendly packaging options, helping companies reduce their carbon footprint. Its chemical resistance and durability make it suitable for various packaging applications, from food containers to flexible films, ensuring product protection and reducing environmental impact. Typical applications include:

  • Bags and pouches
  • Blister packs
  • Bottles and containers
  • Caps and closures
  • Clamshells
  • Cosmetic packaging
  • Films and wraps
  • Food packaging
  • Non-food packaging
  • Pharmaceutical packaging
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