Polystyrene Recycling Infographic
Wednesday, 10 October 2018
There appears to be a very common misconception around the world that EPS is not recyclable. Expanded Polystyrene is recyclable, in fact there are a number of ways that it can be processed to give our used polystyrene boxes a new lease of life. EPS is a thermoplastic meaning it can be melted down and turned into many other rigid plastics items.
Prior to recycling as with many other recyclables EPS needs to be segregated, however once sorted and free of contamination the material can be processed in the following ways:
We have put together this infographic to demonstrate just how resource efficient and recyclable EPS actually is.
Download the infographic here.