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Industry defends itself against “non-recyclable” label. Read more

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The potential offered by airpop engineered air (formerly known as expanded polystyrene) to reduce home heating bills in new build properties is significant, according to the Chairman of the material’s group within the British Plastics Federation. Read more

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Linpac is set to make a £1.2million investment in new machinery and upgrades in order to produce a further 200 million expanded polystyrene (EPS) trays annually at its manufacturing site in St Helens in the North West of England. Read more

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Cult sixties television series, Thunderbirds, has had a modern-day revival thanks to the use of airpop material to create the new film sets. Read more

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The image of packaging made from airpop/EPS (formerly known as polystyrene) has improved by 11 percent in Germany. Read more

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An innovative new modular building system that could be used to provide low-cost housing in the UK and beyond is using expanded polystyrene (now known across Europe as airpop) at the core of its design. Read more

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Eight major European expanded polystyrene (EPS) raw material suppliers are now supporting airpop, the new umbrella brand for the material, which has already been introduced in 16 European markets. Read more

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Airpop materials used in a garden at the RHS Chelsea Garden Show wins silver prize in the ‘Fresh’ category. Read more

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The installation of external wall insulation (EWI) using preformed panels of ‘airpop - engineered air’ – could solve the issue of ‘fuel-poor’ families that cannot benefit from cavity wall insulation. Read more

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A purpose-designed ‘sky pod’ containing fragile electronic and imaging equipment and carried by helium weather balloon is making regular journeys to the edge of space to provide views of life from 23 miles (38km) high above earth. Read more

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New hives made from expanded polystyrene – a material recently renamed ‘airpop’ across Europe – are helping the UK’s bee population survive increasingly common extremes of climate. Read more

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