The development model of industrialised and emerging countries has reached an expotential growth rate based on the rapid use of natural resources.
The rapid production and consumption of goods leaves an increasingly evident ecological footprint, especially in terms of carbon dioxide emission, water and land overexploitation.
The increasing interest on sustainability in the polymers industry arises from a series of hard facts:
One of the key strategies to improve sustainability of industrial processes is the adoption of the circular economy concept. AEP achieves this goal with the use of natural resources and the development of materials and formulations based on renewable resources.