Polystyrene (PS) or Expanded Polystyrene (EPS) can be solid or foamed. Polystyrene is used in various industries as it is inexpensive, lightweight and easily formed. Due to this demand, polystyrene recycling is extremely important. In its typical form, it is more difficult to recycle due to low tonnages and high transport charges. However, Agecko have implemented waste solutions for PS and EPS that resulted in significant reductions in both, carbon footprints and waste costs.
Common PS plastic waste types: –
- Take away cups and fast food boxes
- Loose fill for cushioning packages
- Lifeboat jackets
Examples of what PS plastics are recycled into
- Picture frames
- Picnic benches
- Packaging blocks and pads for transit
- Letter trays
Other Plastic types are:
Agecko UK Ltd, is a leading waste management provider. We use innovative and traditional solutions to ensure the waste and recycling option chosen best fits the customers’ needs. Contact our experienced waste management team today to discuss your requirements.