Polystyrene Recycling

Polystyrene Recycling

Waste Matters Service

Currently Expanded Polystyrene (EPS) is not recycled in the Ireland to any significant degree.

There is no recycling facility for the processing of EPS other than to dump it in the landfill where it takes up valuable space and works its way to the surface causing other environmental concerns. Polystyrene is made up of 98 per cent air and 2 per cent plastic and thus has a high volume/low weight ratio, so even a small quantity can rapidly fill a bin or container. Waste Matters Ltd has equipment which can process large, medium and small volumes of Polystyrene efficiently.

After shredding, the material is transferred to an extractor which melts and compresses the Polystyrene, generating a solid mass, compressed down to 1/90 of its’ original size.



Total Solution for Polystyrene Recycling

Customers with their own blocking machine can avail of Waste Matters Service by stacking the blocks on a pallet and shrinking wrapping. We will collect on a regular basis depending on customers requirements. Should the customers blocking machine be out of service we can block materials on site while repairs are being carried out.
We have available a Mobile Polystyrene Recycling Vehicle. This is for facilities that have waste polystyrene and are find it costly putting the material into bins. As an alternative we can schedule regular service calls or a once off where we call to your facility and take the polystyrene and density it in our truck and then haul it away.
We have a wide range of polystyrene recycling equipment for sale to suit all application. We can also make available machines for rental. Please contact us to discuss best options for your requirements.