Waste360 is part of the Informa Markets Division of Informa PLC

This site is operated by a business or businesses owned by Informa PLC and all copyright resides with them. Informa PLC's registered office is 5 Howick Place, London SW1P 1WG. Registered in England and Wales. Number 8860726.

Need to Know

Canadian Plastics Association Promotes Polystyrene Recycling

polystyrene foam

The Toronto-based Canadian Plastics Industry Association reports that almost 3,000 tons of expanded polystyrene (mostly used for protective and transport packaging) were recycled in Canada in 2013.

In addition the association says that many Canadian cities already collect polystyrene (PS) foam (and nonfoam rigid PS) through curbside and depot recycling programs, and this model could work elsewhere. 

Continue reading at Recycling Today

TAGS: Plastics
Hide comments


  • Allowed HTML tags: <em> <strong> <blockquote> <br> <p>

Plain text

  • No HTML tags allowed.
  • Web page addresses and e-mail addresses turn into links automatically.
  • Lines and paragraphs break automatically.