High-quality Standards & Excellent Performance Characteristics

By 2030, Braskem is committed to diverting 1.5 million tons of plastic waste away from incineration, landfill, or the environment. To do so, Braskem has established an expansive portfolio of sustainable brands including Wenew which comprises post-consumer recycled polypropylene and polyethylene solutions. In the Wenew portfolio, Braskem carries blended PCR and 100% PCR solutions, some of which can be used in a wide range of Food & Drug Administration (FDA) food contact applications.

Wenew is the master brand developed to represent Braskem’s products, technologies, and initiatives that help drive the circular economy.

Wenew Recycled Polypropylene (PCR PP)

Wenew Recycled Polypropylene (PCR PP)

Braskem’s Wenew recycled polypropylene (PCR PP) portfolio includes food-grade and industrial solutions to help clients use more recycled plastic and support their sustainability goals. Their industry knowledge and long-term partnerships allow Braskem to obtain high quality PCR from multiple different sources.



Characteristics and Properties

Wenew recycled polypropylene (PCR PP) blends solutions that enable clients to use more sustainable plastic. Braskem’s PCR PP blends are receptive to a wide range of color and opacity requirements. Characteristics and properties found across the product line include:

  • Chemical Resistance
  • Dimensional Stability
  • Environmental Sustainability
  • Heat Resistance
  • Recycled Content
  • Regulatory Compliance
  • Stiffness
  • Strength and Durability

Markets and Applications



Using Wenew recycled polypropylene (PCR PP) in the agriculture industry is advantageous due to its sustainability benefits as it is produced from recycled materials, reducing the environmental impact. It offers durability, making it a practical choice for various agricultural applications and it is resistant to agricultural chemicals which further enhances its suitability in this sector. Typical applications include:

  • Agricultural packaging
  • Greenhouse components
  • Irrigation systems


Braskem’s Wenew recycled polypropylene (PCR PP) is favored in construction for its sustainability, strength, durability, and versatile applications, aligning with more sustainable construction practices while ensuring structural integrity. Typical applications include:

  • Construction packaging
  • Drainage construction
  • Sustainable building products
Consumer Goods

Consumer Goods

Braskem’s Wenew recycled polypropylene (PCR PP) is a preferred choice in the consumer goods industry due to its sustainability aspects. It offers strength and durability, ensuring that consumer products, such as household appliances and furniture, maintain high-quality standards while contributing to reduced plastic waste. Its versatility allows manufacturers to create a wide range of consumer goods that are both environmentally responsible and performance driven. Typical applications include:

  • Household appliances
  • Furniture
  • Toys
  • Various consumer products


Braskem’s Wenew recycled polypropylene (PCR PP) finds extensive use in the automotive industry for manufacturing interior components, under-the-hood parts, and various structural components, contributing to lightweighting and sustainability goals. Typical applications include:

  • Interior trim components
  • Structural components
  • Under-the-hood parts


Braskem's Wenew recycled polypropylene (PCR PP) is a preferred choice in the packaging industry because it is produced from recycled plastics. Additionally, it maintains the essential properties of strength and durability required for packaging applications while offering versatility for various packaging formats. Using Wenew recycled polypropylene (PCR PP) allows companies to meet consumer demands for sustainable packaging options and supports their corporate sustainability goals. Typical applications include:

  • Caps
  • Cups/Lids
  • Food containers
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