Braskem

Country: 
Brazil
Biobased carbon content: 

100% (tested by Beta-Analytic)

Product: 
  • Green High-Density Polyethylene (HDPE)

Braskem has developed the world's first internationally certified green polyethylene derived from renewable resources. This resin can be used to supply the automotive, food- packaging, cosmetics and personal-hygiene industries.

Material: 

Sugarcane ethanol

Biobased material source location: 

Brazil

Product manufacturing facility location: 

Location: Triunfo Petrochemical Complex in the state of Rio Grande do Sul (opened September 24, 2010)

The plant will produce 200,000 tons of green ethylene, which will be processed into an equivalent volume of green polyethylene.

Contact: 

Fernanda Zanichelli /CL-A Comunicações
Phone: (+5511) 3443-9099 / (+5511) 3082-3977 x27
fernanda@gruparc.com.br