Sentence Examples


  • It's lighter in weight because it's made of things like expanded polystyrene or styrofoam.
  • Along with the health risks associated with the manufacture of products that use polystyrene, The National Bureau of Standards Center for Fire Research noted 57 chemical by-products released during the creation of Styrofoam.
  • Styrofoam has become such an accepted everyday product, that people often don't stop to realize that it is made from polystyrene which is a petroleum-based plastic.
  • Foam cushions for sofas can be made out of polyurethane, polystyrene, open-cell or closed-cell foam, and slow recovery foam (also known as "memory foam").
  • Biodegradable caskets are fashioned from mostly recycled, earth-friendly materials, while other caskets are made of wood or polystyrene plastic.