The many manufacturers of styrene-based products are working to reduce their environmental footprint by:
- using fewer natural resources by reducing water and energy consumption;
- reducing the amount of styrene-based material needed to do the same job; and
- lowering the amount of energy needed to deliver products to market through weight reductions and packaging efficiencies.
Did you know?
Since 1980, polystyrene foam insulation has been used for a wide variety of Winter Olympic venues, including ski jumps, bobsled and luge courses, indoor and outdoor ice surfaces and the Olympic Villages. It is particularly valued for the way it enables ice surfaces to be maintained at the highest standards needed for Olympic competition.