EPS vs Cardboard Packaging

1. EPS requires just one-sixth the energy it takes to produce cardboard.

2. Critical airflow volume shows EPS has a lower air pollution total.

3. You would have to produice up to 20 times more EPS to cahieve the same level of water pollution as cardboard.

4. EPS has a lower global warming potential (GWP) than cardboard.

5. Waste volume of EPS is higher than cardboard, but recycling technologies are lowering these figures at an increasing rate.

 

* Study by BASF