31 Dec '17, 5pm

#Packaging made from biomass-balanced Styropor? This company has done it.

#Packaging made from biomass-balanced Styropor? This company has done it.

BASF’s customer Schaumaplast GmbH & Co.KG, an internationally active manufacturer of molded parts made from particle foams, is now offering packaging made from biomass-balanced Styropor®. The Styropor MB used is the first EPS (expandable polystyrene) on the market to be produced using BASF’s biomass balance approach. Following special balancing, the TÜV SÜD-certified method can be used to replace the fossil resources needed to manufacture Styropor entirely with renewable resources right at the start of the production process. Each biomass balance product thus helps to conserve fossil resources and reduce greenhouse gas emissions. The formulation and quality of Styropor MB is unchanged compared to its fossil counterpart. “At BASF we look at products across their full life cycle. Sustainably produced raw materials therefore play a major role for us. Styropor packaging also o...

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