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02.12.2014

VTT developing an environmentally friendly alternative for polystyrene

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...