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EPA Grant Number: SU835512
Title: Exchange Network for Expanded Polystyrene Bio-Shipping Containers

University of Wisconsin-Madison’s team has implemented a campus recycling program for Styrofoam packaging. Working with local biotech companies and campus researchers they set up a collection program that has diverted almost 2000 boxes and other Styrofoam material from landfills in just 6 months of operation.

Challenge Area(s): Materials & Chemistry

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