Polystyrene History

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Polystyrene Disposal ‌‌ Polystyrene is a semi-natural product It was discovered/invented in 1839, as an oily substance distilled from the resin of the Oriental Sweet-gum tree. It was not just tree resin, but a resin that had been processed by distillation. Not till over a century later, in 1944, was that the distilled resin was

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Foam and Pollution

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EPS Recycling Given some time solutions have a way of being discovered. About two generations ago we were worried about the accumulation of physical rubbish, petrol causing pollution in the atmosphere, the ozone layer being depleted. But new technologies have since managed to deal with at least a few of these concerns, and other emerging

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CARBON FOOTPRINT AND COST

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The carbon footprint of a process or manufactured item is rather like the joke about statistics being worse than lies. The statistical figures are accurate, but may leave the reader with a very misleading impression. Carbon footprints refer to the amount of greenhouse gas (CO2) produced by any manufacturing process. For calculation purposes this process

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