Explore the economic impact of foam.
On average, single-use foam products cost 2.5 times less than alternative options.
These lower costs help Welsh restaurant owners stay in business and keep take-out food affordable for patrons.
Foam Across Industries
A typical foam tray costs significantly less than a compostable tray – saving some school districts over a million dollars per year in material cost.
Most hospitals use polystyrene foam products to minimize exposure to bacteria and other foodborne pathogens.
The PS foam manufacturing industry is dedicated to keeping costs low, increasing efficiency and excellence, and delivering solutions for economic growth.
Many restaurants and food trucks rely on the convenience, insulation properties, and high level of sanitation afforded by foam food packaging in providing healthy food to their customers.
Many restaurants that use foam are considered small businesses. From an economic perspective, foam is often the most cost effective choice for small business owners.
Because of its lightweight structure, polystyrene foam is a preferred protective packaging for use in shipping valuable items.
November 24, 2014
UK Manufacturers Build a Case for Foam in the Wake of Proposed Ban
Prominent foam manufacturers are fighting a foam ban proposed by a Welsh environmental group with the best weapons they have – science, facts, and a