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Polystyrene recycling

Polystyrene Recycling

Polystyrene (PS) or Expanded Polystyrene (EPS) is used almost everywhere it is an inexpensive, lightweight and easily-formed plastic with a wide variety of uses. Not the easiest plastic material to recycle, though it is 100% recyclable, and with the right equipment and volume it is achievable.  A significant reduction in your carbon footprint and savings on waste costs will be made by recycling Polystyrene.


Common PS plastic waste types: –

  • Take away cups and fast food boxes
  • Loose fill for cushioning packages
  • Insulation
  • 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, as a leading waste management provider, use innovative and traditional solutions ensuring the waste and recycling option chosen best fits the customers’ needs. Contact our experienced waste management team to discuss your requirements for short or long term rental and collection frequencies.

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