Petroleum Consumption in America
0.0002% of all petroleum in the U.S. is used to make polystyrene film for envelope window coverings, all of which is recyclable.
Take a look at where the other 99.998% of petroleum is used in America.
17.20% asphalt, road oil and other lubricants
2.60% all plastics
.002% all polystyrenes
Polystyrene pellets are melted and made into film. Manufacturing scrap (start-up waste and edge trim waste) is re-processed into usable film or sold to other plastic processors.
No film in the manufacturing process is sent to a landfill.