Can styrofoam be recycled?

Answer Expanded polystyrene foam (EPS), commonly referred to as Styrofoam, can be recycled. Check with your recycling center to see if EPS is accepted. When dropping off your EPS, it should be clean and... Read More »

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Is Styrofoam an acceptable recycled material?

You can recycle Styrofoam insulation products at any polystyrene recycling facility, according to the Dow Chemical Co. The Alliance of Foam Packaging Recyclers notes that recyclers use 50 percent o... Read More »

Can styrofoam food containers be recycled?

Styrofoam is the brand name of a type of plastic known as polystyrene. Polystyrene gives off toxic fumes when it burns and most recycling programs refuse to accept it. You can, however, attempt to ... Read More »

Can Styrofoam packing material be recycled in California?

There are currently several facilities in California that recycle Styrofoam packing materials. These include Mannequin Madness, which takes Styrofoam packing peanuts at its location in Oakland. Fo... Read More »

What does Styrofoam contain?

Styrofoam, or blown polystyrene, is composed of benzine, styrene, ethylene and blowing agents (chlorofluorocarbons and hydrochlorofluorocarbons). Styrofoam is a trademark name for polystyrene. The ... Read More »