Take-out foam containers recycling can prevent the use ban


All expanded polystyrene products used for packaging food products, including foam containers, could be banned from the relative department which is always concerning about the pollution of the environment. Expanded Polystyrene (EPS) is the generic industry name for the white rigid material made by expanding polystyrene beads with steam and pressure to bond the beads together to form blocks or to shape molds.


There may be a legislation to prohibit business from selling or providing food in an expanded polystyrene food service product (foam containers), according to the relative department of Legislative Services fiscal analysis.

Restaurants, fast food restaurants, supermarkets or grocery stores and business or institutional cafeterias would all be food service businesses affected by the relative legislation.

The banned materials will be products made of expanded polystyrene that is used for selling or providing food. This means the foam food containers, plates, hot and cold beverage cups, meat and vegetable trays and egg cartons which made of expanded polystyrene could be banned.



To preventing the loss that may be caused by the banning use of expanded polystyrene products like foam containers, the foam containers recycling may help save the loss to the utmost extent.

The recycling of foam containers is very popular in many developed countries like America and Canada. And of course, the recycling solutions can be supplied by recycling companies like INTCO. GREENMAX is its recycling machines’ brand. The GREENMAX has densifiers which are professional machines for disposing expanded polystyrene for the first step.


The waste expanded polystyrene materials can be recycled into ingots through GREENMAX machines. Then the recycled expanded polystyrene ingots can be used to granulate and to make other plastic products. By doing this recycling, the loss caused by the banning use of expanded polystyrene will be the least. And the recycling solution is good to the environment as well.