RECOUP Recycling
You Tube Twitter Linked In
Home > Download Centre > Free Images Library > Polystyrene (PS)

Polystyrene (PS)

SPI Code

General Properties

  • Clear to opaque
  • Glassy surface
  • Rigid
  • Hard
  • Brittle
  • High clarity
  • Affected by fats and solvents

Common Uses

PS is a versatile plastic that can be rigid or foamed. Common uses of rigid PS include yoghurt containers, fast food trays, disposable cutlery, video cases, vending cups, laboratory ware, seed trays, coat hangers, and low-cost brittle toys.


  • PS coat hangers (bagged)
    PS coat hangers (bagged)
  • PS (HIPS) seed trays
    PS (HIPS) seed trays
  • PS Production scrap (sprus, bagged & in cages)
    PS Production scrap (sprus, bagged & in cages)

Waste Types

Co Reg: 2435729 | VAT Reg No: 546 5837 10 | Reg Charity No: 1072029

© Copyright 2013 RECycling Of Used Plastics Ltd

Site by Devopa