Polystyrene comes in various forms - beans, moulded, sheets, balls, etc. Polystyrene packaging is not recyclable but can be reused for packaging.
- Uplift required?
- Supplier take-back: for all large computer deliveries the Department should contact the supplier in the first instance to take the polystyrene and other packaging back. The Procurement Office can provide contact details for different suppliers in order to request take-back of related packaging post-delivery.
- Reuse: reuse internally where possible.
- Disposal: if you do not have a reuse route place in General Waste bin (grey lid) or in black bags and place by bins.
- If expecting a large delivery containing large quantities of polystyrene contact Waste Office to arrange an uplift.