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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

EPS and Styrofoam is recyclable

Posted by Phil Plotts

There is an excellent article posted today on the Plastics Today website pointing out two important facts, EPS packaging is recyclable and EPS packaging is a small component in our landfills and solid waste stream. 

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Topics: recycle styrofoam, styrofoam recycling, EPS compactor, eps recycling

Have you put off buying your foam compactor?

Posted by Doug Malawey

Have you been watching the Euro?

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Topics: recycle styrofoam, EPS compactor, Economy

What is made from recycled EPS?

Posted by Jeff Knapp

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. 

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Topics: recycle styrofoam, EPS, eps recycling, styrofoam recycling equipment, recycled, items, made, from