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Restart

JUNE 22, 2022 Restart of the Polystyrene Loop initiative – the closed loop recycling of EPS insulation materials The demonstration plant for the industrial recycling of EPS insulation materials from demolition and refurbishment work is reopened exactly one year after it was put into operation for the first time. A consortium of German companies has…

Bankruptcy

Unfortunately, Polystyrene Loop B.V. fell into bankruptcy on March 8th, 2022. Polystyrene Loop was a combined EPS and Brominated Flame retardant industry effort to build and operate a novel demonstration plant aiming to recycle deconstruction EPS waste with destruction of the flame retardant HBCD, and subsequent recovery of the valuable polystyrene and bromine. <Click title…

Newsletter “In the loop” December 2021

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Separating bitumen from EPS

  Together with Kingspan Unidek and Renewi, PSLoop investigates the possibility of separating bitumen from EPS for further recycling. The results of the first pilot are very promising.    

VERAS pilot EPS demolition waste

Together with VERAS – the Dutch demolition association – pilot projects took place to further promote the recycling of EPS and evaluate their success. The projects showed that while more efforts are required for the separate collection, this is technically feasible and collection points are available to further treat the EPS.

PolyStyreneLoop wins ICIS Innovation Award

Rewarding the best in chemical innovation.. We are proud to announce that PolyStyreneLoop won the ICIS Innovation Award 2021 in the category “Best Innovation by an SME”! “Innovation is an important way to set your company apart in the chemicals industry. With increasing global competition, customers are more careful in their buying decisions, outside forces…

Newsletter “In the loop” October 2021

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Newsletter “In the loop” September 2021

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Grand Opening June 2021

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Newsletter “In the loop” May 2021

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