Material Separation

March 20, 2009

EPS Densification

Engineering to develop a mobile expanded polystyrene densification program that can go from municipality-to-municipality to process EPS and send to market. Documents Final Report: Densification and Recycling of Post-Consumer Polystyrene Packaging Blog Post July 13, 2018: CIF Pilot Project Confirms Expanded Polystyrene Recycling Possible but Challenging Related Projects Project #731 Project #1035 Categories End Markets | Innovation | Material Separation |...

July 14, 2017

Polystyrene Densifier Pilot

Toronto, like many municipalities, is encountering problems with the marketing of its curbside collected EPS.  This pilot explored use of new technology to produce a marketable material.  The CIF contributed $35,000 to this pilot. Documents Final Report: Toronto's Expanded Polystyrene Densification and Marketing Pilot Blog Post July 13, 2018: CIF Pilot Project Confirms Expanded...

August 12, 2019

Mobile EPS Processing Pilot

A mobile EPS densifier pilot to investigate the potential to minimize some issues that have kept some municipalities from adding this material to their program. The proposed pilot involves a portable unit that will travel from depot to depot in the SW Ontario corridor, manual sortation of collected EPS to...