Du Pont: developing plastics from plants

Factfile:

Company name: Du Pont

Location: Global

Products: DuPont have a wide range of products in areas including food and nutrition, health care, clothing, electronics and transportation. Well-known polymers developed by Du Pont include Kevlar and Lycra.

Sustainable change: Development of renewable raw materials for production of polymers. Sorona is a polymer used for fabrics, packaging and upholstery.

Effect: Reduction in the use of oil as a raw material for plastics production.

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Fabrics made from Sorona have a wide range of applications in clothing and upholstery.