Industry urges Ikea to reconsider phasing out EPS – USA

Posted on January 27, 2017 by DrRossH in Plastic Waste News

Expanded polystyrene [EPS] producers have called on furniture supplier giant Ikea to reconsider its plans to phase out oil-based EPS foams from its packaging.The Swedish affordable furniture manufacturer announced in its sustainability report in December, that it was progressing towards the

Source: Industry urges Ikea to reconsider phasing out EPS – Plastics News

Yet again the EPS industry has shown how irresponsible they are. They have had years of warning that their product was not wanted and will be gotten rid of. But did they invest that time in seeking a more environmentally friendly product that could replace EPS and allow them to keep their business going into the future? Oh no. They keep their head in that sand and cry foul when another users drops their product. Good move Ikea.