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Carbon Trust Endorses Braskem’s Carbon-Negative Claims for Bio-based Plastic
Carbon Trust Endorses Braskem’s Carbon-Negative Claims for Bio-based Plastic

Press Release / Brazilian chemicals company Braskem, producers of I’m green™ – a bio-based polyethylene made from sugarcane – has had its negative carbon footprint credentials strengthened thanks to an independent review by the Carbon Trust. In a new report comparing I’m green™ with fossil-based equivalents, the Carbon Trust has endorsed the methodology used by Braskem to support claims that for every tonne of I’m green™ produced, the equivalent of around 3 tonnes of CO2 are locked away by the sugarcane, which provides the main raw material for its manufacture. This means Braskem’s bio-based plastic is effectively carbon-negative. - 3 years ago

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