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Environmental Conscience

Highly recyclable materials

Reduced Energy Footprint

we produce using ≃ 50% renewable energy sources

ISO 14000 Certified


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.

The Facts are:

Polystyrene foam products require approximately 50% less energy to produce compared to alternatives

Polystyrene foam products are 95% to 98% air which means they use less materials compared to alternatives

Polystyrene products are 100% recyclable

Polystyrene foam products require significantly less water as opposed to paper cups

Making, using and disposing of foam products, as opposed to comparable paper, generates approximately 50% less greenhouse gas emissions

Studies & Reports

Franklin Associates Study

Lifecycle Inventory of Paper, Foam Polysteryne and PLA Foodservice products.  Download the report (PDF)


Paper Versus Polystyrene

Paper versus polysterine.  Download the report (PDF)


Reusable vs. Disposable Cups

Reusable vs Disposable Cups.  Download the report (PDF)


Single use Cups are the winners!

Single Use Cups Are The Winners!  Download the report (PDF)