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Exactly What Is Styrofoam? | Foam Equipment & Consulting Co

Posted by Phil Plotts

What Is Styrofoam?

You know what styrofoam is, right? It’s the squeaky, bright white material that’s used to make insulated coffee cups, packing peanuts, toys and those coolers you grab at the last minute when you’re headed to the park or the beach. That’s all styrofoam — or so you thought.

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Topics: styrofoam, recycle styrofoam, recycle eps, recycle foam

Recycled EPS: Some Products That Exemplify Sustainability

Posted by Chad Plotts

Recycling expandable polystyrene foam (EPS) is a growing concern with environmental issues and negligent resource management.  The products using recycled polystyrene are vast and have a very marketable stance in today’s economy.  These products exemplify the sustainability of polystyrene.  Today’s economy demands sustainability in market goods, and a reduction in waste.   Utilizing expanded polystyrene as a recyclable commodity, and awareness of the value of the expanded polystyrene material will improve recycling rates tremendously, while adding to beneficial outputs for consumers to have the ability to be conscious of the environment and our resources. 

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Topics: recycle eps, compactor, sustainablity, styrofoam recycling equipment, expandable polystyrene