What’s the Truth About Expanded Polystyrene (EPS)?

EPS has gotten a bad rap. It’s cheaply made, and it harms the environment – FALSE. These false claims are examined by research and science in the whitepaper “What’s the Truth about Expanded Polystyrene (EPS)?”

As biopharmaceutical companies drive new sustainability initiatives, EPS should remain in the conversation. EPS is in fact recyclable; 136 million pounds was recycled in the US in 2019.

Download the whitepaper to learn:

  • How EPS is a valuable, cost-effective material that provides excellent robust protection. Did you get a COVID shot, go on a bike ride safely lately?
  • EPS makes up a very small % of waste streams and ocean ‘garbage’
  • FACT CHECK: Biodegradable EPS is NOT actually biodegradable
  • Sonoco’s Sustainability goals, responsible communications and long-term solutions