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Braskem Launches Renewable EVA Derived from Sugarcane

Submitted by on August 3, 2018 – 6:15 pmNo Comment

by Stephen Moore (Plastics Today)  Brazilian resin supplier Braskem has introduced an ethylene vinyl acetate (EVA) copolymer derived from sugarcane. The first application of the material is in a flip-flop footwear product developed by San Francisco-based Allbirds and dubbed Sugar Zeffer. 

Allbirds refers to the carbon-negative foamed EVA as SweetFoam. The flip-flops also feature interchangeable straps made from recycled PET bottles, bio-suede and castor oil-based thermoplastic polyurethane (TPU). READ MORE

Braskem’s cane-based EVA used in new flip-flop sandals (Biofuels Digest)

Excerpt from Biofuels Digest:  In California, PlasticsToday reports that San Francisco-based Allbirds have launched new flipflop sandals that use Braskem’s ethylene vinyl acetate produced from sugarcane-based ethanol. READ MORE

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