Case studies share the innovations taking place in our industry in areas that span circularity, climate, sustainable use, innovation, and plastics and health.
A closed-loop system for recycled plastic bottles saves materials and CO2
Investment in the plastics recycling process by Schwarz Produktion has resulted in the first bottle-to-bottle closed-loop system, reducing raw material use and carbon emissions.
Car parts made from post-consumer plastic waste
How Jaguar Land Rover (JLR) and BASF teamed up to turn pyrolysis oil derived from waste plastics into virgin-grade high performance products – fit for high end automotive parts
Using chemistry and technology to reduce vehicle weight
How Stellantis and BASF joined forces to reduce the weight, and improve the durability of the 2021 Jeep Grand Cherokee L, without compromising safety performance.
Sustainable synthetic leather
How BASF reduced greenhouse gases, energy consumption and water usage by developing Haptex®, an innovative polyurethane solution for synthetic leather production.
Yoplait, Trinseo, and Intraplas partner to produce yogurt pots in France using food contact certified recycled polystyrene in an industry first
Several years ago, Yoplait, one of the worldwide leaders in the yogurt market started to regularly optimize its packaging to decrease plastic quantity used. The company took an aggressive stance on sustainability and, consequently, outlined a roadmap for all of its products targeting to have all of its European packaging reusable or recyclable by 2025.
How INEOS Styrolution and TUPLUS, a high-end luggage manufacturer, have joined forces to reduce the carbon footprint of suitcases by selecting a recyclable plastic which already contains mechanically recycled post-consumer plastic waste.
The TUPLUS luggage brand stands for stylish, functional luggage. The company combines industrial design with premium materials and hardware to produce suitcases that suit the modern traveller. Finding the right materials to meet not only those criteria, but to also reduce the carbon footprint of its products and promote a more environmentally conscious mode of travelling does not happen by chance.