Braskem

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 options, including readily available PCR PP & PCR PE solutions. They are a leader in mechanical recycling, both blended PCR solutions and 100% PCR solutions, some of which can be used in a wide range of Food & Drug Administration (FDA) food contact applications.

 

Why Wenew Recycled Polypropylene (PP)

Why Wenew Recycled Polypropylene (PP)

Braskem’s PCR PP portfolio includes food-grade and industrial solutions to help clients achieve plastic waste reduction goals. They invest in innovative recycling and waste recovery technologies because they want to go beyond this step by expanding the circular economy more and more. Their industry knowledge and long-term partnerships allow Braskem to obtain high quality PCR feed from multiple sources, ensuring consistency of production lots.




Characteristics and Properties

Wenew Recycled Polypropylene (PCR PP) blends provide solutions that enable clients to transition to a sustainable material design. Braskem PCR PP blends are receptive to a wide range of color and opacity requirements. Characteristics and properties found across the product line include:

  • Recycled Content
  • Environmental Sustainability
  • Strength and Durability
  • Chemical Resistance
  • Heat Resistance
  • Versatility
  • Processing Ease
  • Regulatory Compliance
  • Reduced Carbon Footprint
  • Customizability

Markets and Applications

Agriculture

Agriculture

Using Wenew Recycled Polypropylene (PP) in the agriculture industry is advantageous due to its sustainability benefits as it is produced from recycled materials, reducing the environmental impact. It also offers cost-effectiveness and durability, making it a practical choice for various agricultural applications. Additionally, its resistance to agricultural chemicals further enhances its suitability in this sector while complying with environmental regulations. Typical applications include:

  • Irrigation systems
  • Mulch films
  • Greenhouse components
  • Agricultural packaging
Construction

Construction

Braskem Wenew Recycled Polypropylene (PP) is favored in construction for its sustainability, strength, durability, and versatile applications, aligning with eco-friendly construction practices while ensuring structural integrity. Typical applications include:

  • Drainage construction
  • Profiles
  • Sustainable building products
Consumer Goods

Consumer Goods

Braskem Wenew Recycled Polypropylene (PP) is a preferred choice in the consumer goods industry due to its sustainability profile. 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 versatile nature allows manufacturers to create a wide range of consumer goods that are both environmentally responsible and performance-driven. Common applications include:

  • Household appliances
  • Furniture
  • Toys
  • Various consumer products
Mobility

Mobility

Braskem Wenew Recycled Polypropylene (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
  • Under-the-hood parts
  • Structural components
Packaging

Packaging

Braskem Wenew Recycled Polypropylene (PP) is a preferred choice in the packaging industry due to its eco-friendly credentials. It's produced from recycled plastics, contributing to sustainable packaging solutions that reduce the environmental footprint. Additionally, it maintains the essential properties of strength and durability required for packaging applications while offering versatility for various packaging formats. Using Wenew Braskem Recycled Polypropylene (PP) allows companies to meet consumer demands for sustainable packaging options and supports their corporate sustainability goals. Typical applications include:

  • Food containers
  • Cups/Lids
  • Caps
  • Flexible films
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