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

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

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

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

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

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