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INEOS Styrolution sustainability report shows progress

INEOS Styrolution

INEOS Styrolution, the global leader in styrenics, has published its fourth sustainability report titled ‘Living Sustainability. Together’. Read more

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More US investment needed to achieve circular economy

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More investment in chemical recycling in the US would allow recycled material to return to the value chain at the same level from which it started, according to Wood Mackenzie Chemicals. Read more

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INEOS Styrolution

INEOS Styrolution, the global leader in styrenics, has announced the completion of the first successful test runs producing virgin polystyrene from previously depolymerised material. Read more

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Scotland Build Expo 2019

DS Smith

Scotland Build 2019 provides visitors with a chance to learn about DS Smith’s expanded polystyrene (EPS) moulded blocks for civil engineering infill projects and EPS sheets for residential developments throughout Scotland. Read more

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Citeo, Total, Saint-Gobain and Syndifrais will collaborate to create a polystyrene recycling channel in France. Read more

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The French petrochemicals giant Total has started a partnership with the Québécois recycling technology startup Polystyvert. Read more

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A R&D&i project, Life EPS‐SURE, to turn used polystyrene fish containers into new food contact packaging has launched its website. Read more

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Fast food juggernaut McDonald's has announced that it will be banning all polystyrene foam packaging products from its restaurants by the end of 2018. Read more

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Spanish plastics group Cicloplast has won European Commission funding to turn expanded polystyrene into food grade packaging. Read more

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Synthetic rubber maker Trinseo has pledged support for efforts to turn recycled plastic into polystyrene. Read more

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Corbion

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Corbion anti-static PATIONIC agent was introduced at ArabPlast 2017 to capitalise on the burgeoning building and construction market in the Middle East. Read more

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Biesterfeld Plastic has extended its long-term collaboration with BASF by taking over distribution of the group's polystyrene portfolio in Europe, North Africa and the CIS region. Read more

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PlasticsEurope has launched an exciting new initiative aimed at driving rates of polystyrene recycling. Read more

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Total is exploring end markets for post-consumer recycled polystyrene to bring the material into the plastics circular economy. Read more

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De-coding the recycling triangle

The little numbered triangles on our household items are often overlooked. We've drawn up a handy guide for what these numbers mean and whether or not you can recycle them. Read more

28 Aug 2015 12:29 editor's blog

Rising at a CAGR of 5.1 per cent, between 2014 and 2019 the global polystyrene market will jump past $28.2 billion, with packaging playing a crucial role in demand, a new report reveals. Read more

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Total has expanded its range of expandable polystyrenes with a new flame retardant grade on the back of the success of Excell-R in the insulation market. Read more

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Styrolution has announced the forthcoming closure of its polystyrene production plant in Trelleborg, Sweden, as part of its continued focus on strengthening its EMEA reach. Read more

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  • INEOS Styrolution sustainability report shows progress

    INEOS Styrolution

    INEOS Styrolution sustainability report shows progress

  • More US investment needed to achieve circular economy

    via Shutterstock

    More US investment needed to achieve circular economy

  • pr-chemical-recycling-ps-2019-650px.jpg

    INEOS Styrolution

  • Scotland Build Expo 2019

    DS Smith

    Scotland Build Expo 2019

  • Corbion

    simazoran Getty Images/iStockphoto

    Corbion

    Worker placing styrofoam sheet insulation to the wall

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