In addition, Evergreen Packaging creates products that are designed to meet consumer desires for environmentally responsible products, including cup stock with post-consumer recycled content (PCR). Evergreen Packaging is also committed to providing products that utilize renewable resources. The company converts trees, a renewable material, into paper and paperboard. The new cupstock uses sugarcane-based polyethylene supplied by Braskem. Combining renewable paperboard with a renewable sugarcane-based polyethylene coating offers customers a unique, innovative, fully renewable cup stock option.
For more details on Evergreen Packaging and additional sustainable products, visit www.evergreenpackaging.com.
About Evergreen Packaging®
Evergreen Packaging is a global leader in creating fiber-based packaging solutions customized to deliver product freshness and brand distinction. Evergreen Packaging makes and supplies paper and paperboard products globally with manufacturing facilities in the US, Asia, Central America and the Middle East/North Africa. Evergreen Packaging is the number one supplier of liquid packaging board in the world. All of the fiber used in Evergreen Packaging products comes from forests in the US where responsible forestry practices are used and where overall growth exceeds harvest.
A subsidiary of the Odebrecht Group, Braskem is the largest producer of thermoplastic resins in the Americas with a total annual production volume of over 35 billion pounds, which includes other chemical products and basic petrochemicals, with annual revenue of R$54 billion. Braskem is also the leading producer of biopolymers in the world, driven by its purpose of improving people's lives and by creating more environmental-friendly, intelligent and sustainable solutions through chemicals and plastics. Braskem is present in more than 70 countries, has around 8,000 Team Members and operates 40 industrial units in Brazil, the United States, Germany and Mexico, the latter in partnership with Mexican company Idesa. For more information, visit www.braskem.com.
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