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What is made from recycled EPS?

Posted by Jeff Knapp

Apr 7, 2010 2:18:00 PM

Over 69 million pounds of EPS were recycled in 2008.  In the past decade EPS has achieved an average recycling rate of 12%, one of the highest of the plastics family. 

What is made from this recycled EPS?

  • EPS foam peanutsMore EPS (expandable polystyrene) in several different forms: packaging peanuts, shape molded and block molded

EPS foam packaging






  • Picture frames, door and window frames, coat hangers, park benches, flower pots, toys, rulers, stapler bodies, seedling containers, CD and DVD cases 
  • Mixed with concrete to produce new building products such as prefabricated concrete blocks.
  • Co-mingled plastics products such as decking, lumber and interior trim.
  • Mixed with soil and compost to promote aeration.

Let us help you in your efforts to recycle EPS and Styrofoam.

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