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Zero Waste Mankato in Minnesota is collecting PS foam at scheduled events; group is partnered with local cities to collect, transport Styrofoam waste to be compacted in densifiers for recycling, as densifying facilities are often located far from sources

San Diego's ban on PS foam food trays scheduled to take effect April 1; coalition of local grocery stores is asking for a two-year reprieve for raw meat foam packaging, says complying with new law would sharply raise local meat prices, reduce availability

Indian Institute of Petroleum researchers use solid base catalyst for selective PS pyrolysis depolymerization; KFe/gamma-Al2O3 catalyst suppresses secondary products, can be used for multiple cycles, shows 83.2% styrene selectivity, 83% liquid yield

Hy-Vee, Meijer and Festival Foods testing new case-ready meat packaging from Tyson Foods; the flow wrap extends shelf life, uses about 50% less plastic and 50% less energy in the manufacturing process versus traditional EPS packaging, says Tyson

INEOS Styrolution announces collaboration with plastic processing machine maker Arburg, bringing together injection molding machines with sustainable styrenics polymers; demonstrations to take place at FAKUMA 2023 in Friedrichshafen, Germany, Oct. 17-21

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