Braskem

A Sustainable and Eco-Friendly Alternative to Traditional Polyethylene

Braskem's I'm green Bio-based Polyethylene (PE) is a sustainable and eco-friendly alternative to traditional polyethylene made from fossil fuels. It is derived from sugarcane ethanol, a renewable resource, which significantly reduces its carbon footprint. This innovative material maintains the same quality and versatility as conventional polyethylene while contributing to a more environmentally responsible approach to plastic production. 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 Polyethylene (PE) is chosen for its sustainability, as it's made from renewable sugarcane ethanol, reducing carbon emissions compared to fossil-fuel-based PE. It offers similar performance to traditional PE without sacrificing functionality. Its biodegradability and appeal to eco-conscious consumers make it an environmentally friendly choice, aligning with regulatory requirements and enhancing brand image. Overall, I'm green Bio-based Polyethylene (PE) combines sustainability, performance, and market advantage, making it an attractive option for various applications.

Characteristics and Properties

I'm green Bio-based Polyethylene (PE) possesses excellent chemical resistance, recyclability, and versatility, making it suitable for various applications across industries like packaging, automotive, and consumer goods. Its biodegradability under specific conditions aligns with eco-friendly initiatives, and 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 Polyethylene (PE) sustainability and appeal to eco-conscious 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
Mobility

Mobility

I'm green Bio-based Polyethylene (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 greener 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
  • Bumpers
  • Exterior trim
  • Interior components
Packaging

Packaging

I'm green Bio-based Polyethylene (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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