Neste and LyondellBasell announce first co-production of bioplastics at commercial scale

June 18, 2019 |

In Finland, Neste and LyondellBasell, one of the largest plastics, chemicals and refining companies in the world, jointly announced the first parallel production of bio-based polypropylene and bio-based low-density polyethylene at a commercial scale.

The joint project used Neste’s renewable hydrocarbons derived from sustainable bio-based raw materials, such as waste and residue oils. The project successfully produced several thousand tons of bio-based plastics which are approved for the production of food packaging and being marketed under Circulen and Circulen Plus, the new family of LyondellBasell circular economy product brands.

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