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Duo UK to produce mailing bags using Braskem's Green PE

August 22, 2014 | Natasha Alperowicz

Resin Trade (Burton on Trent, UK), a polymer distribution company, has selected polyethylene (PE) bag manufacturer Duo UK to be the first UK-based company to produce mailing bags using Green PE, made entirely from sugarcane ethanol. Green PE has been developed by Braskem, which recently signed a partnership with Resin Trade to be its distributor in the United Kingdom and Ireland. The move is the latest in a series of green investments at Duo UK and means the company can now offer its customers a product which is created from 100% renewable material, which is also...

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