It can hold the most delicate objects AND be detrimental to our environment. The Packaging King — expanded polystyrene foam or EPS — pollutes our water and takes hundreds of years to breakdown in landfills. Once broken apart, the polystyrene components crumble into small bits that contaminate our environment even further. Discover ways to reuse EPS and learn how it can be reprocessed into products with a longer lifespan. Future solutions include using textile waste and biomaterials as sustainable packaging filler.
Preserving the Salish Sea by Reducing Plastic Pollution
Discover simple ways to help keep the Salish Sea beautiful and reduce plastic pollution. National Microplastics expert and WSU grad Julie Masura shares tips to help maintain this biologically diverse inland marine ecosystem. Together, we can make a difference in the health of wildlife, salmon, orcas, and other marine species.