MEMPHIS, Tennessee–(BUSINESS WIRE)–November 2, 2022–
RAPAC, the largest polystyrene recycler in the United States, today announced that it has received Global Recycle Standard (GRS) certification for its environmentally friendly EcoSix™ recycled filler bead products.
The GRS is an international, voluntary and comprehensive standard that defines requirements for third-party certification of recycled content, chain of custody, social and environmental practices and chemical restrictions.
“For nearly four decades, we have maintained an unwavering commitment to sustainability at the highest level,” said Stephen Doorley, Plant Manager at RAPAC. “This certification represents our continued efforts to produce resins that are good for business and good for the planet.”
RAPAC is the largest expanded polystyrene (EPS) recycler and service company in the world with a diverse range of polystyrene products. As an industry leader in the use of recycled content, the company offers polystyrene applications, including EPS and PS products, as well as proprietary custom resins for a multitude of industries and applications. With EcoSix™ Recycled Filler Beads, RAPAC is the nation’s largest polystyrene recycler.
Through GRS’s third-party verification process, RAPAC has been able to verify the recycled content of its products, as well as responsible social, environmental and chemical practices in its production. The certification sets out requirements to ensure accurate content claims, good working conditions, and minimal harmful environmental and chemical impacts for businesses in more than 50 countries.
Founded in 1984, with headquarters in Oakland, Tennessee, RAPAC is the world’s largest EPS recycler and service company with a diverse line of polystyrene products. As an industry leader in the use of recycled content, RAPAC offers polystyrene applications, including EPS and PS products, as well as proprietary custom resins for a multitude of industries and applications. For more information, visit www.rapac.com/.
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PUBLISHED: 02/11/2022 10:05 AM/DISC: 02/11/2022 10:06 AM