CHALLENGE: About 20% of a typical paperboard beverage carton is made up of fossil-based plastic. BIOFORE SOLUTION: Using UPM’s wood-based naphtha as raw material for the plastic coating in liquid cartons allows reducing the carbon footprint of the packaging and the result is a 100% wood-based, recyclable carton. Read more: upm.com/biofore
UPM Biofore – Beyond Fossils We lead the forest-based bioindustry into a sustainable, innovation-driven and exciting future beyond fossils. We deliver renewable and responsible solutions to the growing global consumer demand across six business areas. We create value by seizing the limitless potential of bioeconomy.