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ecovio® T


Description :
Partly biobased and biodegradable PLA-compound to thermoform and ISBM food packaging

ecovio® is a high-quality and versatile biopolymer 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
80%, Calculated by weight percentage

Environmental gain
- Composting as the preferred end of life option, no toxic impact acc. to DIN EN13432.
- High content of renewable raw materials offers a reduced material carbon footprint, which allows savings of greenhouse gas emissions
- Solution enables resource efficiency by material reduction (vs. PS and PET) and by organic waste recycling and savings in scarce resources such as phosphates, which can be substituted by compost
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Last update 07/12/2018
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