EPS & The Environment
It’s a fact that all manufacturing processes and even the daily activities of every living creature have environmental consequences and contribute to environmental degradation. When someone claims environmental consciousness it is imperative to be able to identify which products of daily use or activities have the less environmental consequences.
The most accurate and internationally accredited method to identify the environmental impact of products is the Life Cycle Analysis. Such a study has been defined by the US Environmental Protection Agency as a way to evaluate the Environmental effects associated with any given industrial activity from the initial gathering of raw materials up to the point where all residuals are returned to a landfill or being recycled.
One of the most accurate reports conducted by Franklin Associates, proves that Disposable Cups and Containers made of Polystyrene use less energy and water than comparable products made of paper or PLA.
Making, using and disposing of foam products, as opposed to comparable paper, generates approximately 50% less greenhouse gas emissions