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A young inventor's plan to recycle Styrofoam

From packing peanuts to disposable coffee cups, each year the US alone produces some two billion pounds of Styrofoam — none of which can be recycled. Frustrated by this waste of resources and landfill space, Ashton Cofer and his science fair teammates developed a heating treatment to break down used Styrofoam into something useful. Check out their original design, which won both the FIRST LEGO League Global Innovation Award and the Scientific American Innovator Award from Google Science Fair.

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DR. YOGENDRA NATH

- Sep 22, 2021
Good and interesting.

jose luis

- Sep 22, 2021
bueno

MOHAMMAD

- Jan 25, 2021
Great!

Mariam

- Nov 27, 2020
very interesting!

Anvar

- Mar 25, 2020
Interesting!

Joy Mildred Adhiambo

- Dec 10, 2019
Great

Andradiet I.J

- Nov 16, 2019
really showed the awareness on an epidemic caused by fast growing environment damaged man made and extensively daily used thing called styrofoam. Good to see the effort to make innovation for solving the problem.

Monir

- Apr 18, 2019
Innovative idea, best of luck

Arifin

- Apr 3, 2019
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Vedat

- Apr 3, 2019
A young inventor's plan to recycle Styrofoam
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