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Chemical Recycling Points to the Future of Plastics Recycling

The Woodlands, Texas – November 27, 2017 – In an article published recently in Science Magazine, authors Jeannette Garcia and Megan Roberson, show the present and future promise of chemical recycling, "...end-of-life treatment options for plastic solid waste are in practice quite limited...Recent research points the way toward chemical recycling methods with lower energy requirements, compatibilization of mixed plastic wastes to avoid the need for sorting, and expanding recycling technologies to traditionally nonrecyclable polymers." The full article can be found here: http://science.sciencemag.org/content/358/6365/870

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San Diego City Council Adds Polystyrene Foam to Curbside Recycling

The Woodlands, Texas – June 21, 2017 – The San Diego City Council approved a measure yesterday adding polystyrene foam to its existing curbside recycling program. Curbside pickup programs are integral to the success of municipal recycling efforts. AmSty would like to congratulate San Diego on their decision! 

The full press release is available by clicking here.

The announcement comes just a few months after the City of Redding, California received, an FRC grant to begin its foam recycling efforts. (UPDATE 7/24: The city of Redding's program is now operational).

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PhD Article Shows Polystyrene Still Safe for Foodservice

The Woodlands, Texas – May 25, 2017 – An article published yesterday by Dr. George Cruzan, Capitol Weekly, underscored the well-established safe record of polystyrene use in foodservice applications. In the article, Cruzan explains how his research as a toxocoligist for 40 years shows conclusively that "polystyrene polymer is safe." The full article can be found here: http://capitolweekly.net/polystyrene/

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Americas Styrenics LLC Releases Corporate Social Responsibility Report

THE WOODLANDS, TX – Americas Styrenics LLC (“AmSty”) announced the release of the newest edition of its Corporate Social Responsibility Report.

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Americas Styrenics LLC Releases Inaugural Corporate Social Responsibility Report

The Woodlands, TX (June 25, 2012) - Americas Styrenics LLC (AmSty), the joint venture between Chevron Phillips Chemical Company LP (Chevron Phillips Chemical) and Styron LLC, today announced the release of its inaugural Corporate Social Responsibility Report outlining AmSty's achievements in sustainability for 2011.

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