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ecovio® – Certified Compostable Polymer With Bio-based Content

ecovio® is a high-quality and versatile bioplastic from BASF. The primary advantages: It is certified compostable and biobased.



  • is a finished compound
  • is certified compostable worldwide
  • has a variable biobased content
  • is printable and weldable
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The main areas of use for ecovio® are plastic films such as organic waste bags, fruit and vegetable bags, carrier bags with dual-use (first for shopping, then for organic waste) or agricultural films. Furthermore, compostable packaging solutions such as paper-coating, shrink and cling films as well as injection molding and thermoformed products can be produced with ecovio®.

Key Properties

Processing - ready for use

ecovio® is a finished product that can be used by the customer as drop-in solution with standard plastic production procedures. Additional blending is therefore not required.

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BASF’s biopolymers are certified compostable and bio-based plastics which contribute to Circular Economy.


ecoflex® is the first certified biodegradable and compostable biopolymer on a fossil basis. It has been on the market for more than two decades.