The first polyethylene (PE) wax derived from renewable resources was introduced by Braskem and is now used to make compounds, adhesives, cosmetics, and coatings. The product performs and has the same qualities as the counterpart made from fossil-based PE. It is frequently used as a viscosity-modifying agent in various formulations. The new solution, made from sugarcane ethanol, has a lower carbon footprint, is recyclable, and can be used in a variety of markets.
SABIC revealed that Hetbahn'í–‡ë°˜’ quick white rice packing bowls are made with a food-contact grade of its TRUCIRCLETM range of certified renewable polypropylene (PP) resins by CJ Cheiljedang, a worldwide food company with headquarters in South Korea.
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