Problems to recycle polystyrene (EPS)
Expanded polystyrene is a thermoplastic with the characteristic of having only 2% of plastic and 98% of air. This issue makes it very interesting for multiple technical applications:
Widely used in the packaging market because it allow to protect the products without having to increase the gross weight.
Its insulation property is perfect to transport products with sensible cold chain such as fish and medicines. It is also wide used in construction to increase comfort at home.
It is also and easy to work with allowing you to create plates, slabs, cylinders, figures, props for theater or carnival floats…
Recycling it reduce the need of using new polymers and reduce the cost to create new consumer products. 1tn of EPS recycled avoid the emission of 2tn of CO2 to the atmosphere every year. This is equivalent approximately of what 40 tree filter in one year. With thousands of tones recycled each year we are proud to be part of the global efforts to cut CO2 emissions to the atmosphere.
Fight agains global warming
The expanded polystyrene is 100% recyclable with the right processing and treatment. This allows you not only to reduce this cost but obtaining an extra income for the waste generator.
Recycling Styrofoam allows you to reduce waste management cost and obtain an extra value for your waste. Do you want to know more? contact us
Traxpo is proud of reducing Co2 emisions by recycling waste
Thanks to recycling thousends of tons of EPS waste each year, we contribute on the creation of a more sustainable world