The EPS Recycling Situation

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The EPS Recycling Situation

EPS Recycling Polystyrene come in two main forms, the expanded foam used for packing (EPS), and the rigid plastic type used for food containers. These are both recyclable, but the situation is a little more complex than it first appears. Many council cleanup and recycling campaigns do not accept polystyrene in the curbside recycling bin.

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Environmentally Friendly Polystyrene Recycling

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Environmentally Friendly Polystyrene Recycling

Environmentally Friendly Polystyrene Recycling Polystyrene Disposal It is a common misconception that expanded polystyrene is somehow a major threat, that it is somehow not environmentally friendly. In truth polystyrene recycling is common. The product is 98% air, and the small remaining portion is 100% recyclable. Furthermore, either the substance nor the manufacturing process contains toxic

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Polystyrene Disposal

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Polystyrene Disposal

Polystyrene Disposal Many of us think that all recycling goes together. If it has the triangular arrow recycling symbol then we put it in the recycling bin. This is fine for general home disposal, putting everything in the yellow bin. It will be sorted by other latter on. But industrial recycling is more complex. There

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Is Polystyrene Foam Recyclable?

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Is Polystyrene Foam Recyclable?

Behind Polystyrene Recycling For many years polystyrene was the bane of environmental concerns. It was bulky, it floated on water and clogged waterways, and it was harmful to wildlife. Worst of all it was understood to be non-biodegradable, and basically hard to get rid of. But this has changes with recent discoveries and modern technologies.

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What Do We Do With Polystyrene ?

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What Do We Do With Polystyrene ?

What Do We Do With Polystyrene recycling ? We find polystyrene in many situation, mostly used for packing boxes. This is because it offers protection for merchandise while still being very lightweight. The problem is that the polystyrene is no longer needed once we unpack the box, it is just there for protection during transport.

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Polystyrene History

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Polystyrene History

Polystyrene Disposal β€Œβ€Œ Polystyrene is a semi-natural product It was discovered/invented in 1839, as an oily substance distilled from the resin of the Oriental Sweet-gum tree. It was not just tree resin, but a resin that had been processed by distillation. Not till over a century later, in 1944, was that the distilled resin was

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Foam and Pollution

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Foam and Pollution

EPS Recycling Given some time solutions have a way of being discovered. About two generations ago we were worried about the accumulation of physical rubbish, petrol causing pollution in the atmosphere, the ozone layer being depleted. But new technologies have since managed to deal with at least a few of these concerns, and other emerging

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EPS EQUIPMENT

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EPS EQUIPMENT

EPS EQUIPMENT Machines For Polystyrene Recycling Our EPS (expanded Polystyrene) recycling machines are great to use. They are safe, simple, and an economical solution to sustainable EPS Recycling. I want to talk about a revolutionary technology: thermal compaction of expanded plastic foam (EPE, EPP, EPS, and PSP etc) that uses and allows high volumes of

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Foam Disposal

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Foam Disposal

Foam Disposal Expanded polystyrene foam otherwise known by its brand name Styrofoam, can simply be defined as plastic and air. Like any plastic, Styrofoam does not easily decompose. For this reason it can cause harm to our environment and wild animals that may consume it. It’s also not easy to recycle expanded polystyrene, as most

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CARBON FOOTPRINT AND COST

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CARBON FOOTPRINT AND COST

The carbon footprint of a process or manufactured item is rather like the joke about statistics being worse than lies. The statistical figures are accurate, but may leave the reader with a very misleading impression. Carbon footprints refer to the amount of greenhouse gas (CO2) produced by any manufacturing process. For calculation purposes this process

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