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Flexible Polyurethane Foam

The opportunity to generate additional revenues while eliminating costly waste removal has caught the attention of many home furnishings manufacturers, foam fabricators, carpet installers and other converts of flexible polyurethane foam. An easy product to recycle, flexible polyurethane foam scrap is now generating revenue for many end-users. The flexible polyurethane foam industry has made great strides in …

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There’s no any CFC’s in EPS foam

“Foam” is generally known everywhere but in fact its’ meaning is so wide. According to translation “Foam” means, “expand” or “blow”. There are two kinds of EPS Foams: 1. Expandable Polystyrene(EPS) usually use as packaging for many kind of products such as television, electrical appliances, helmet, ice box, sheet foam and block foam for road construction.

Curbside Foam Recycling Could Become Byproduct of Highland Park Effort

By Bob Susnjara While foam recycling at a drop-off site in Highland Park has been deemed a success, the ultimate goal is for such a program to be accomplished with curbside collection, says the head of the Solid Waste Agency of Lake County. Highland Park officials announced Friday that 4,417 pounds of foam was collected for …

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Marine Pollution By Foam

Marine Pollution By Foam Plastic from urban runoff is the largest source of marine debris worldwide. The United Nations Environment Program estimated in 2006 that every square mile of ocean hosts 46,000 pieces of floating plastic. Polystyrene foam presents unique management issues because of its lightweight nature, floatability, and likelihood to be blown from disposal sites even when …

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What Are Urethane Foam Sheets

Urethane foam sheets are come in flexible sheets that are less than an inch thick, and are installed in homes and businesses to act as an insulative barrier which comprised of polymers linked by organic compounds called urethanes. Urethane foam sheets traditionally come in either two or three pound thicknesses.

It’s Not Easy To Recycle Foam Food Containers

The vast majority of foam food-service products are used in commercial districts where there is no collection of foam for recycling. EPS foam food containers are typically not “clean” enough to be recycled. EPS foam materials from the waste stream (especially EPS food containers which are likely to have higher contamination from food), and the high costs of collecting, …

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