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RE: [greenyes] polystyrene question
Even a millenia or 10 is reeealy optimistic, according to a casual google I
just did.  Depending on the use you're looking for, there are great,
protein-based substitutes.  Check out the link for some ideas ...

http://www.newuses.org/Reports/Sweet_Plastics.html

Amy Bauman
VP Business Devel
greenGoat
617-666-5253
abauman@no.address

-----Original Message-----
From: acellis@no.address [mailto:acellis@no.address]
Sent: Tuesday, March 18, 2003 3:50 PM
To: greenyes@no.address
Subject: [greenyes] polystyrene question


Does anyone know approximately how long it takes for polystyrene to break
down?  Is it 50 years or a hundred years or hundreds of years?












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