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The IAL Consultants has prepared a report on the use of materials for building insulation in the European market; AIPE, the Italian Association of Expanded Polystyrene, has also collaborated, sending data about the Italian market.The European market has been divided into three areas, Western Europe,...

A group of Greek researchers from the University of Thessaloniki conducted a conservation study that can be obtained using EPS boxes and corrugated cardboard boxes for vegetables, using broccoli, tomatoes and leaves of baby spinach.The EPS boxes have proven to be better than corrugated cardboard...

AIPE (Italian Association of Expanded Polystyrene) has published an article published in the British magazine Global Gypsum Magazine, written by Martin Wiesweg, regarding the prospects for the development of the EPS market.The article considers the moment to be decidedly good, with a growth prospect of...

We spoke in the previous news of the European Directive, approved on June the 5th , aimed to drastically reduce plastic from marine litter. Once published, Member States must translate it into concrete initiatives that, within the reasonable time of two years, will lead to...

The last European directive, of which we have spoken in our previous news, highlights in an ever more marked way the European desire to build a future in which plastic waste is no longer dispersed in the environment but entirely collected and recycled.The EPS packaging...

On June the 5th , the European Parliament approved Directive 2019/904 concerning the reduction of certain plastic products, which are mostly present among the waste abandoned along the Union coasts and polluting sea. The rule comes into force 20 days after publication, ie by the...

The magazine Il Salvagente has conducted a series of tests on takeaway pizza cartons and, although the sample under test is not relevant, it has found quantities of Bisphenol A higher than those required by the limits declared as tolerable in Europe. The products tested...

The safety of a helmet is essential to ensure the safety of the wearer. Starting from a post published on heavydriver.corriere.it, a meeting was held at the Politecnico of Milan, to give a concrete answer to the doubt that assails several motorcyclists: when should I change...

Polystyrene is defined as an “earth care” material throughout its life cycle. It consists of polystyrene granules, a thermoplastic resin obtained from three consecutive processes:• The synthesis of ethylene and benzene which produces ethylbenzene; • The hydrogenation of ethylbenzene that produces styrene; • • The polymerization of...