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Finnish researchers developing biobased alternative for polystyrene [Full subscriber]

The annual production volume of EPS is 5–6 million tonnes per year. In a modern incineration plant, the burning process of EPS polystyrene is managed well and results mainly in carbon dioxide and water. However, in a deficient combustion process harmful compounds are created. EPS polystyrene is a recyclable material, but in practice the material often ends up in landfills or is combusted.…

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