Neopor® with significantly greater CO2 savings
BASF is now offering its graphitic expandable polystyrene (EPS) granulate Neopor® in a biomass-balance version, Neopor® BMB. In accordance with the balancing method certified by REDcert, 100 percent of fossil raw materials are replaced by renewable raw materials - bio naphtha or biogas. Thus, the carbon footprint of Neopor® BMB improves by 90 percent compared to conventionally produced Neopor®. Detailed information on the environmental impacts of an insulation board made of Neopor® BMB can be found in an environmental product declaration (EPD) drawn up by the German association of building product manufacturers, Institut Bauen und Umwelt e.V. (IBU), specifically for insulation materials made of Neopor® BMB.