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Circular Economy

Innovative approaches for the circular economy

More and more consumers wish to be part of the circular economy, and to move away from the one-way street of “produce, use & dispose” that is putting our environment under increasing strain. Eco-aware consumers are more likely to choose brands that can demonstrate sound eco-credentials. With BASF solutions, you can give your customers the power to choose cleaning products designed with the circular economy in mind: products that make efficient use of resources and keep people and the environment healthy, without compromising on cleaning performance.

The Ellen McArthur Interpretation

The BASF Interpretation

Innovative solutions by products and combinations

Glucopon® 100 DK

Contribution:

Optimize Exchange Regenerate

Application: I&I, All segments

  • No foaming Hydrotrope
  • Good eco-tox profile
  • Meet eco-label requirements
  • CLP label free
  • Helps to reduce VOC content in cleaners
  • Highly alkaline stable
  • Excellent plastic compatibility
  • Enables high concentrates

Versatile Hydrotrope


Glucopon® types

Contribution:

Optimize Regenerate

Application: Institutional Cleaning and Sanitation – Focus Hard Surface Cleaners

  • Gloss improvement, foam stabilization
  • Cleaning performance
  • 100% renewable based
  • Meets eco-label requirements
  • Readily biodegradable
  • Registered in main chemical inventories
  • Good plastic compatibility

100% renewable based


Korantin® PP

Contribution:

Optimize Exchange

Application: I&I, Food and Beverage Processing – Focus CIP Cleaning

  • Corrosion inhibitor for steel with very good performance in acidic media
  • Product can be used in lower quantities than regular corrosion inhibitors
  • Substitute for toxic products (e.g. Butyne diol)
  • Product with improved labeling

High performance corrosion inhibitor with good resource efficiency


Lavergy® Pro types

Contribution:

Optimize Regenerate

Application: I&I, Commercial Laundry

  • Energy saving with lower washing temperature
  • Enhance washing efficiency and water savings
  • Readily biodegradable
  • Utilization of renewable raw materials
  • Meet Ecolabel criteria

Saves energy and prolongs lifecycle of textiles


Low Foaming Surfactants as Plurafac® types

Contribution:

Optimize

Application: I&I, Food and Beverage Processing – Focus CIP Cleaning

  • Enable high performing CIP cleaners
  • Stable under extreme pH
  • Save time, water and energy

Enable to save resources


Lutensol® XL and XP types

Contribution:

Optimize Exchange Regenerate

Application: I&I, All segments

  • Enable fast cleaners
  • Formulation of fast drying cleaners possible
  • Broadly applicable in trigger sprays – allows broader choice of triggers and allows a broader distance range
  • Less scrubbing extends lifecycle of cleaned surface
  • Meet eco-label requirements
  • SCL available
  • Easy to process – fewer gel phase than many benchmark products
  • Allows to formulate high concentrates

Versatile, fast wetting surfactant


Lutensol® XP 80

Contribution:

Optimize

Application: Institutional Cleaning and Sanitation – Focus Disinfecting Hard Surface Cleaners

  • Enables a more complete bactericidal activity (on S. aureus ATCC 6538) of biocide Protectol® PE
  • The combination may be used for janitorial products
  • Optimization enables lower total VOC

Enable high performing disinfecting cleaners


Lutropur® M

Contribution:

Exchange

Application: I&I, Food and Beverage Processing – Focus CIP Cleaning

  • Strong and odorless organic acid with superior efficiency
  • Unique, more efficient and safer production process than competition (e.g. no co-product, air oxidation instead of chlorine oxidation)
  • Replacement of acids with low environmental and health profile (HCl, HF, H3PO4, HNO3, sulfamic acid etc.)
  • No formation of nitrose gas

Enable safe and efficient cleaning process


Plurafac® SLF 180

Contribution:

Optimize

Application: Food Service and Kitchen Hygiene – Focus Ware Wash

  • High performance in rinse aid
  • Readily biodegradable
  • Meet eco-label requirements
  • Defoams the common food degradation products which helps to save water
  • With outstanding plastic drying performance help to save energy and/or time

Enables outstanding rinse aids for good plastic drying


Polyquart® Ecoclean

Contribution:

Optimize Regenerate

Application: Institutional Cleaning and Sanitation – Focus Hard Surface Cleaners

  • Starch based polymer
  • Excellent eco-tox profile
  • Aerobic and anaerobic biodegradable
  • Enables “easy to clean again” effects
  • Saves time and resources by prolonging cleaning cycles or shortening cleaning time

Enables high “easy to clean again” effect


Sokalan® HP 20 Pro types

Contribution:

Optimize

Application: I&I, Commercial Laundry

  • Polymer with high compatibility in liquid detergents
  • Good eco-tox profile
  • Meet eco-label requirements
  • High performance in surfactant optimized solutions
  • Enable low temperature washing
  • Enhance removal of bleachable stains
  • Support sustainable convenience claims such as “compaction”, “energy-saving”, “easy-to-use”
  • Anti-Greying effect

Optimizes performance and prolongs durability of textiles


Superior plastic compatibility

Contribution:

Optimize

Application: I&I all segments

  • Enable high performing cleaners
  • Prolong lifetime of the cleaned items as furniture surfaces, cars, …

Enable to prolong lifecycle of cleaned items


Trilon® M

Contribution:

Optimize Exchange Regenerate

Application: Service and Kitchen Hygiene – Focus Ware Wash

  • High performance as strong chelating agent
  • Readily biodegradable
  • Meets eco-label requirements
  • Good eco-tox profile compared to other strong chelating agents
  • Alternative to STPP, NTA, GLDA, phosphonate, Citrate
  • Enables solid formats which have a significant contribution to save energy, cost, packaging, space, increase safety
  • Utimate types with glass protection to prolong lifetime

Enables new solid formats