Foam End Markets

Post-consumer and post-industrial foam PS is in demand due to its lower cost when compared to creating polystyrene from virgin materials. Recyclers sell foam PS in densified or pelletized form to brokers and reclaimers, who use the material to make new products like picture frames and crown molding. Click here for a directory of foam end markets in the U.S., Canada and beyond.

Recycled PS Resin SPECS

To facilitate communications between MRFs and end markets, the Association of Plastic Recyclers has developed model bale specifications. Those related to recycled polystyrene may be found here: