polystyrene

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polystyrene

 [pol″e-sti´rēn]
the resin produced by polymerization of styrol, a clear resin of the thermoplastic type, used in the construction of denture bases.
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Thermocol too is banned as it also pollutes the environment and cannot be recycled," said Indramani Tripathi, Lucknow Municipal Commissioner.
Packed items will be further placed into custom-made wooden cases with added cushioning of thermocol and foam.
"To get the effect of snowfall, we actually spent hours grating the thermocol and sprinkling it across the setting.
Indiscriminate use and throw of plastic articles, tarpolins and thermocol remnants are another concern in this regard.
We know the weight of the CRAV, which is 583 g with the thermocol base.
Plantlets with well-developed roots were successfully acclimatized (Fig.1 E) and eventually established in thermocol cups (Fig.1 F) and then polybags.
He said: "Since the Thermocol available here is better than that in India, I once took some of it from here and made the structure of the temple and donated it there.
It is made of concrete walls and thermocol is used as insulation.
"We have used thermocol, aluminium strips, sacks, spray paint, plants, broken furniture and various other materials.
Glass manufacturers Rexam have commenced operation of the first ever Thermocol labelling machine in Barnsley, economically labelling glass bottles in the 'no label look'.
"My family will be making use of flowers and cotton since plastic and thermocol items are banned in the state," said the father of two.
To most it even goes unnoticed, in packets and cutlery and thermocol crockery.