VTT Technical Research Centre of Finland is a globally networked
multitechnological applied research organization. VTT provides high-end
technology solutions and innovation services. We enhance our customers’
competitiveness, thereby creating prerequisites for society’s sustainable
development, employment, and wellbeing.
While it is used all over the world as a light packaging and insulation
material, EPS (expanded polystyrene) is a problem as waste. This is why VTT
Technical Research Centre of Finland is currently developing an affordable and
environmentally friendly alternative for polystyrene from PLA bioplastic,
which is derived from organic sources.EDITED VERSION publisched on 2.
Dec. at 14:20. The changes concern combustion results and recyclability of EPS.Read more...