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Bio-based PE film

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A filmic labelling facestock made from sugar cane

Made from ethanol

This bio-based PE film is the latest addition to Avery Dennison’s extensive range of sustainably sourced materials. This filmic facestock is made entirely from sugar cane ethanol. The resin used to produce the facestock is Bonsucro® certified, and the material converts in a similar way to conventional polyethylene (PE)*. This film is available in white and clear and can easily be exchange for fossil-based PE.

Fast facts

 

Benefits

A facestock made entirely from sugar cane ethanol

 

Uses existing production methods – with easy requalification

Certified under the Bonsucro® scheme

 

Helps brands communicate positive brand values

Functions and converts in a similar way to conventional polyethylene (PE)**

 

Helps reduce dependency on fossil fuels by protecting scarce resources and therefore helps reduce the carbon footprint by using plant biomass 

Plant-based PE film can be recycled in the standard Polyolefin recycling stream

   
 
*Due to the nature of the resin, special care is required for optimal conversion on the press. We recommend the dies should be sharp and not damaged for the die-cutting.
 
**Due to the nature of the resin, special care is required for optimal conversion on the press. We recommend the dies should be sharp and not damaged for the die-cutting. Due to the nature of the resin, special care is required for optimal conversion on the press. We recommend the dies should be sharp and not damaged for the die-cutting.