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GREEN PLASTIC

What is I'm green™ Polyethylene?

What is a bioplastic or biopolymer?

Is it possible to verify the difference between I'm green™ Polyethylene and petrochemical polyethylene?

In which applications can I'm green™ Polyethylene be used? Which grades are available?

How is the substitution of conventional polyethylene for I'm green™ Polyethylene made in transformers?

What is the difference between the use of ethanol and the use of fossil raw materials, such as oil and natural gas?

How is green plastic produced?

What is the production capacity of the I'm green™ Polyethylene plant? Where is it located? What grades does it produce?

Is green PE biodegradable and/or can it be used in compost?

What is renewable content? How can the renewable content of I'm green™ Polyethylene be validated?

What is I'm green™?

RENEWABLE RAW MATERIAL

How many tons of I'm green™ Polyethylene are produced by a hectare of sugarcane? How much of Brazil's arable land is required for production?

How are areas for sugarcane cultivation selected? Where is it currently grown?

What is the Sugarcane Agroecological Zoning (ZAE Cana)?

Is the use of pesticides and fungicides a regular practice on sugarcane plantations?

What is sugarcane bagasse?

Why are burning practices held in the sugarcane cultivation? When is the deadline for this to end?

Is green plastic made using genetically modified sugarcane

Does the growing consumption of sugarcane ethanol for I'm green™ Polyethylene production have any impact on food production?

Does sugarcane cultivation use rainwater or artificial irrigation methods?

Is sugarcane cultivated in a socially responsible manner?

What is the total ethanol consumption by Braskem's I'm green™ Polyethylene production?

What is Braskem's Code of Conduct for Ethanol Suppliers?

How much is the renewable content of I'm green™ Polyethylene?