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Innovation lab for recycling

EPS is easy to recycle. But we do more: our industry proves to be forerunner of innovative recycling processes. Two industry consortia currently work on the development and the economical implementation of new technologies.

The EPS-Sure Project has created a pilot plant in raw material production facilities in Barcelona, Spain which has demonstrated the feasability to manufacture recycled polystyrene (rPS) with high quality to satisfy the demanding requirements for applications in food contact. Click here to learn more.

The PolyStyreneLoop Project sets up a large-scale demo plant as a closed-loop solution for the recycling of polystyrene (PS) insulation foam waste. The planned demonstration plant in Terneuzen, Netherlands, will work with CreaSolv® technology. Click here to learn more.

Both projects are supported by EU LIFE.


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    with the aim to unite the world's EPS industry through increased co-operation and outreach.

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    which can easily be recycled and reused several times without a loss of quality

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    EPS is quality.

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  • Sustainability

    Smart use of resources.

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