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Braskem signs partnership with Haldor Topsoe to develop biobased MEG
Braskem signs partnership with Haldor Topsoe to develop biobased MEG

3 years ago - Braskem, the Americas’ leading producer of thermoplastic resins, and Danish-based Haldor Topsoe, a world leader in catalysts and surface science, have signed a technological cooperation agreement to develop a pioneering route to produce monoethylene glycol (MEG) from sugar. The agreement calls for the construction of a demonstration plant in Denmark, with operation slated to begin in 2019.

Caravelas Sugar presents new Green Plastic packaging
Caravelas Sugar presents new Green Plastic packaging

3 years ago - Braskem's Green Plastic will be used for the first time in packages of refined sugar in Brazil. The pioneer in the use will be Caravelas Sugar, one of the country's most important companies in this segment. The 100% renewable raw material will be applied in the packaging of refined sugar and glass. The products will be available for sale as of October. Currently, the Caravelas brand consumes 140 tons of packaging per month and will be the only one in the segment that has sugarcane in its production cycle from start to finish. Consumers will be able to identify the new packaging through the "I'm greenT" seal, visible on the product front. The seal is the identification of Braskem for packaging made with Green Plastic.

Unilever, L’Oréal Raise the Bar on Corporate Climate Action, Topping CDP's A-List
Unilever, L’Oréal Raise the Bar on Corporate Climate Action, Topping CDP's A-List

3 years ago - Global environmental disclosure platform CDP has released the results of its annual tracker of how the largest, most environmentally impactful companies are responding to climate change.

Braskem and Made In Space expand their partnership to include plastic recycling on the International Space Station
Braskem and Made In Space expand their partnership to include plastic recycling on the International Space Station

3 years ago - After the arrival in space of I’m greenTM plastic for the 3D printing of tools, astronauts on the International Space Station (ISS) now may start using, by 2018, a recycler of plastic objects and packaging that would improve the autonomy and sustainability of future missions beyond our planet. The initiative represents an expansion of the “Printing the Future” project, a partnership between Braskem and Made In Space, the U.S. based leading developer of 3D printers for operation in zero gravity and a supplier to NASA. This will be the first commercial plastic recycling operation in the history of space missions.

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Braskem, Buhbli Organics and Peel Plastics Bring Sustainable Packaging Innovation To The Natural Retail Market
Braskem, Buhbli Organics and Peel Plastics Bring Sustainable Packaging Innovation To The Natural Retail Market

4 years ago - Braskem, the largest producer of biopolymers in the world, today announces that Buhbli Organics, together with Peel Plastics, will be utilizing Braskem's I'm greenTM bio-based Polyethylene in their Himalayan Bath Salts pouch. Buhbli Organics bath salts are now available in over 1,000 Walmart stores in the U.S. in the Naturals section of the Cosmetics department.

Quantis Introduces New Land Use Guidance to Slash Global Supply Chain Emissions
Quantis Introduces New Land Use Guidance to Slash Global Supply Chain Emissions

4 years ago - Sustainability consulting group Quantis, in conjunction with a pre-competitive consortium of over 40 private companies, NGOs, governments and scientific institutions, has released the Land Use Change Guidance: Accounting for Emissions in the Supply Chain.

Midwestern Pet Foods launches new Earthborn Holistic® VentureTM brand pet food line offering sustainable packaging utilizing Braskem's I'm Green Polyethylene
Midwestern Pet Foods launches new Earthborn Holistic® VentureTM brand pet food line offering sustainable packaging utilizing Braskem's I'm Green Polyethylene

4 years ago - Braskem, the largest producer of biopolymers in the world, today announces that Midwestern Pet Foods, Inc. has launched its new Earthborn Holistic® VentureTM brand pet food line offering sustainable packaging produced by Peel Plastics Products Ltd., utilizing Braskem's I'm Green bio based Polyethylene (PE). Peel Plastics manufactures the new Earthborn Holistic® VentureTM pet food bags, utilizing Braskem's bio-based polyethylene, helping mitigate the carbon footprint associated with its packaging.

Braskem, Sealed Air, Naturepedic Unveil Renewable, Carbon-Negative Polyethylene Foam
Braskem, Sealed Air, Naturepedic Unveil Renewable, Carbon-Negative Polyethylene Foam

4 years ago - A new partnership between Braskem, the largest thermoplastics resins producer in the Americas and a leading biopolymers producer, Sealed Air Corporation, a packaging, cleaning and hygiene solutions company, and Naturepedic, a manufacturer of certified organic mattresses and bedding, is aiming to help consumers lead a more sustainable lifestyle even in their sleep. Together, the partners have developed a first-of-its-kind formula for renewable polyethylene foam.

Braskem, Sealed Air and Naturepedic partner to bring renewable foam polyethylene to the market
Braskem, Sealed Air and Naturepedic partner to bring renewable foam polyethylene to the market

4 years ago - I'm GreenTM Polyethylene (PE) bio-based resin provides a more sustainable approach to a great night's sleep with new carbon reducing material.

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Sustainable Brands Hosts Influential Brand Leaders at SB’17 Detroit
Sustainable Brands Hosts Influential Brand Leaders at SB’17 Detroit

4 years ago - SAN FRANCISO, May 22, 2017 – Sustainable Brands® kicks off its largest community gathering today with Sustainable Brands’17 Detroit at the Cobo Center in downtown Detroit. Over 2,000 business executives along with their teams from 35+ countries across the globe are attending the conference and Activation Hub. In addition, there is anticipated record breaking livestream viewership in collaboration with Detroit Public Television (DPTV).

Sustainable Brands Unveils Programming for Activation Hub at SB’17 Detroit
Sustainable Brands Unveils Programming for Activation Hub at SB’17 Detroit

4 years ago - SAN FRANCISCO, May 17, 2017 – Sustainable Brands® recently unveiled the session schedule for the Activation Hub at SB’17 Detroit, running May 22-25th at the Cobo Center in downtown Detroit. The Activation Hub is the action-centered space within the conference program that allows attendees to collaborate on new tools, resources and ideas to accelerate sustainability-led innovation.

Solegear and Braskem Partner to Launch Recycling Containers Under the Brand Name Good Natured
Solegear and Braskem Partner to Launch Recycling Containers Under the Brand Name Good Natured

4 years ago - Solegear Bioplastic Technologies Inc. and Braskem,  the leading producer of biopolymers in the world, announced today a 3-year partnership in which Solegear will utilize Braskem's I'm greenTM Polyethylene to produce and distribute a series of household recycling containers under its good naturedTMbrand.

CDP: Suppliers Eliminate 434M Tons of Emissions as Big Buyers Flex Purchasing Muscle
CDP: Suppliers Eliminate 434M Tons of Emissions as Big Buyers Flex Purchasing Muscle

4 years ago - As the global economy moves towards implementation of its new climate goals, the world’s largest purchasing organizations are using their buying clout to drive down emissions across their supply chains.

Braskem Takes Biobased Plastic to the International Space Station
Braskem Takes Biobased Plastic to the International Space Station

4 years ago - Green Plastic, which is made from sugarcane, is now being used to fabricate parts in space, thanks to a partnership between Braskem, the largest thermoplastic resin producer in the Americas, and U.S.-based Made In Space, the leading developer of zero gravity 3D printers and an official supplier to NASA. The technology allows astronauts to fabricate tools and spare parts in space using the biobased resin, which effectively increases the autonomy of space missions.   

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Sustainability Goals Drive Switch to ‘Green’ Plastic Packaging
Sustainability Goals Drive Switch to ‘Green’ Plastic Packaging

4 years ago - Brazilian resin producer Braskem has announced that Polarbröd, Sweden’s third largest bakery, will be converting all of its flexible film requirements from fossil-based polyethylene to Braskem’s biobased I’m green drop-in bio-polyethylene. Polarbröd, a fifth-generation family-owned company with strong sustainability principles, said the decision to switch to a biobased packaging alternative was motivated by the company’s aim for more sustainability, despite the premium on the new material.

#BusinessCase: Transition to Low-Carbon Economy Can Bring Big Returns, But Many Still Lag
#BusinessCase: Transition to Low-Carbon Economy Can Bring Big Returns, But Many Still Lag

4 years ago - According to new analysis by CDP, while global corporations have begun the transition to a low-carbon economy and some are already capitalizing on the opportunities this affords, a large number still risk being left behind through lack of long-term planning and inertia.

Braskem, Peel Plastics and Petcurean Partner to Bring More Sustainability to Pet Food
Braskem, Peel Plastics and Petcurean Partner to Bring More Sustainability to Pet Food

4 years ago - Philadelphia, PA (October, 2016) – Braskem, the leading producer of biopolymers in the world, is partnering with Peel Plastics, a leader in innovative flexible packaging solutions, and Petcurean, a family-owned Canadian company that creates premium-quality food recipes for dogs and cats, to launch GATHER, a new line of pet food.

Braskem and Evergreen Packaging Partner to Introduce New Fully Renewable Cup Stock with Bio-based Polyethylene
Braskem and Evergreen Packaging Partner to Introduce New Fully Renewable Cup Stock with Bio-based Polyethylene

5 years ago -   Evergreen Packaging® has recently announced the introduction of a fully renewable polyethylene cup stock. This product, which was developed for both hot and cold applications, reflects Evergreen Packaging's continued commitment to the use of renewable resources and reinforces the company's expertise in custom co-extrusion barrier technology.   "Sustainable packaging is at the heart of what we do at Evergreen Packaging and developing this product with renewable polyethylene offers customers a unique, innovative cup stock," said Evergreen Packaging Director of Sustainability Derric Brown.   

Biobased Polyethylene Self-Adhesive Label Supports Brands In Their Quest For More Sustainable Packaging
Biobased Polyethylene Self-Adhesive Label Supports Brands In Their Quest For More Sustainable Packaging

5 years ago - Philadelphia, PA (June 6, 2016) – EEQO, a privately owned company located in The Netherlands, Europe, which produces a broad range of natural cleaning and maintenance products under the brands Rhinoc, Rhinoc Sport, and Seesoo, announces a partnership with companies Avery Dennison and Braskem to use biobased polyethylene self-adhesive labels in their packaging. All EEQO’s products use mainly natural ingredients, are biodegradable and, in some cases, even probiotic.

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Bio-Based and Post Consumer Recycled Plastic Packaging Redefines the Value-Chain
Bio-Based and Post Consumer Recycled Plastic Packaging Redefines the Value-Chain

5 years ago - In collaboration with Braskem and Consolidated Container Company, Seventh Generation eliminates oil-based plastic content from its 100 oz laundry packaging.  

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