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...

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...