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ecovio® IS 1335


Description :
Partly biobased and biodegradable PLA-compound to injection mold food packaging.

Fields of Application:
Cups, pots, containers, thin wall packaging, coffee capsules …

ecovio® is a high-quality and versatile bioplastic of BASF. The primary advantage is the certified compostability and the bio-based composition. ecovio® consists of compostable BASF polymer ecoflex® and polylactic acid (PLA). ecovio® is a finished product, that can be used by customers as a drop-in solution on standard plastic production machinery. ecovio® products are just as high-performing and strong in use as conventional plastics. The product properties were designed to fully biodegrade in compost after use.

Product family :
Intermediate products > Resins, Polymers

Sectors/Markets :

Bio-based content
Corn, Castor oil
~ 80%, Calculated by weight percentage

Environmental gain
- Composting as the preferred end of life option, no toxic impact acc. to DIN EN13432.
- ecovio® for coffee capsules can be industrially composted along with food waste. Recycling food wastes is more resource efficient than having it landfilled or incinerated.
- Increased production of compost helps bring back phosphates and humus into agricultural soil. As result scarce resources are saved and soil erosion can be mitigated.
- High content of Renewable raw materials enable reduced material carbon footprint allowing savings of greenhouse gas emissions.
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Last update 07/12/2018
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