Materialism: A Materials Science Podcast
An exploration of the past, present, and future of materials science and engineering.
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Episode 47: μ: Better Polystyrene Recycling

Taylor and Andrew sit down with Cassie Bradley of INEOS Styrolution to talk about improving polystyrene and reducing its ecological footprint.

Articles Discussed:

  • Video overview of the depolymerization of polystyrene Link
  • 2019 Goldsberry, Ineos Styrolution announces breakthrough in chemical recycling of polystyrene Link

This episode is sponsored by INEOS Styrolution. Check them out at https://www.ineos-styrolution.com/index.html and https://styrolution-eco.com/

This episode is also sponsored by Matmatch. Check out how they can help you find the perfect material for your next engineering project! This episode is also sponsored by Materials Today, an Elsevier community dedicated to the creation and sharing of materials science knowledge and experience through their peer-reviewed journals, academic conferences, educational webinars, and more. Thanks to Kolobyte and Alphabot for letting us use their music in the show!

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Materialism Team: Taylor Sparks (co-host, co-creator), Andrew Falkowski (co-host, editing assistance, co-creator), Jared Duffy (production, marketing, and editing), Ramsey Issa (editing assistance).

Keywords: Styrofoam, recycling, ecological

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