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Improvement of the technology of recycling polystyrene

During the past few years, with the rapid development of take-away food and packages, people are adapted to using polystyrene or foam products in daily lives. Though these kinds of plastic products provide people more convenience and save people’s time, it really also brings some bad effects such as serious environment pollution. In order to solve the problem, more and more people are aware of the significance of foam recycling and take actions.
 Foam mainly refers to EPS (expanded polystyrene, commonly known as Styrofoam), it can be used to make disposable coffee cups and egg trays. However, it has become a significant source of waste for many manufacturers and distributors, but it is recyclable. People have paid more attention in recycling and reprocessing.

 


Some recycling companies accept waste foam at its warehouse facility and offers customers with the location where they picked up these foam scraps. These companies also provide foam recycling equipment rental, which aims at the regular recycling program. Along with the rental, they offer some relevant services such as free recycling cost assessments, especially for organizations which collect large quantities of foam scraps. The technology has also been improved.
New technology is the basis of a complete line of recycling equipment which includes foam compactors and foam densifiers The compactor presses and compact the foam into logs, the densifiers melt the foam. Then the foam are shredded into strips or into foam beads. The machines are usually very efficient and the price is usually very reasonable.

 


INTCO is a professional recycling company which owns its own line of trucks and trailers able of carrying up waste foam as well as a large storage facility. The company’s recycling equipment includes large EPS densifiers (melting recycling machine) which is capable of melting  pounds of foam per hour. INTCO offers recycling services for several types of materials, including expanded polystyrene (EPS), extruded polystyrene (XPS), expanded polypropylene (EPP) and is very good at exporting.