Polystyrene Densifier Pilot

Projects Description

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 Polystyrene Recycling Possible but Challenging
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Project # 1035
Proponent Toronto, City of
CIF Funding $35,000
Date Approved July 14, 2017
Date Completed April 17, 2018