Sustainability Bites

Celebrating 90 years of polystyrene, a history in the making

Learn more about the inveNtion of ready-to-use Polystyrene

The year 2021 marks the 90th year since the invention of the first ready-to-use polystyrene. It may seem that this material, so indispensable to our modern way-of-life, is a recent, modern-age invention, but in fact the polystyrene we know today, actually came of age, in 1931. And, its beginnings go back even further - all the way back to 1839!