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Foam Recycling Criteria

Foam Recycling Criteria Not all materials are well suited for recycling. Post-consumer foam packaging must be clean and free of tape, film and cardboard. Expanded polystyrene made with a fire retardant additive, typically used in the manufacture of foam building insulation, requires special reprocessing conditions. To enhance collection efforts and maximize the investment in recycling equipment, AFPR recycling …

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EPS Foam Recycling Machine Manufacturer

Expanded polystyrene (EPS) is relied upon to provide superior performance in various foam product applications. Foam is being used in thousands of different ways by individuals and businesses around the world, EPS is serving an important role in our everyday lives. Whether used as protective packaging for fragile items during shipment, as custom insulation in building applications …

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How Do Recycling Styrofoam Process?

Many industries such as the major electronic and car manufacturers and electrical retailers have successful, economically viable EPS recycling schemes. Following is the guideline of how main recycling Styrofoam work: 1. Compaction –Styrofoam must be segregated from other materials in order to recycle used EPS packaging,  Styrofoam is easily recognisable and can be collected at retail outlets, distribution centres, …

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The European EPS Industry Conducts The First Life Cycle Analysis Of Protective Packing

* EPS has a limited environmental impact in this LCA study.* 35% EPS recycling* leads to a decrease of 10-20% in the environmental impact. These are some of the results of the Life Cycle Assessment study commissioned by EUMEPS Packaging from the international consultants PricewaterhouseCoopers-Ecobilan. This study was carried out in 10 European countries and …

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