Organization: Cascades Inc

Firms collaborate to produce degradable polystyrene

Cascades Inc, Kingsey Falls QC, has introduced the world’s first line of oxo-degradable polystyrene foam containers. Bioxo containers are produced with the addition of TDPA (totally degradable plastic additives) which it has licensed from Vancouver’s EPI Environmental Technologies Inc. When TDPA is added to the polystyrene base resin, containers degrade within three years to a…