Green Bottles for a green world
Plastisax trust Braskem
Green Polyethylene (Green PE)
Braskem is the world leader in the ﬁeld of biopolymers because of Green PE, ﬁrst produced on a commercial scale in September 2010. The market values this product highly because it is obtained from a renewable source (instead of fossil fuels) – sugarcane ethanol – while retaining the performance characteristics of a traditional PE, which means it can be used immediately in a variety of applications. Awarded and recognized worldwide, Braskem´s Green PE highly has a very positive environmental balance because, considering the complete supply chain, it removes up to 2.15 metric tons of CO2 from the atmosphere for each ton produced. The product wes announced to the market in 2007, has received certiﬁcation from the international Beta Analytic laboraty, and was certiﬁed by the Vinçotte Institute of Belgium.