How to Recycle Styrofoam in California?

Answer Styrofoam (AKA polystyrene) falls into a grey area when it comes to recycling. It is tough to get rid of, and it is everywhere. Typically, Styrofoam is put to no use at it is simply put into a l... Read More »

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How to Recycle Styrofoam?

The name of the actual material is polystyrene, but most know it by its brand name: Styrofoam. This plastic material is used for food and drink containers, packing materials, and other items. Polys... Read More »

How to Recycle Plastic Styrofoam?

Styrofoam is the Dow Company's trademarked name for polystyrene. It is used for packing material, coffee cups and food packaging. You can recognize polystyrene by the number 6 in its recycling tria... Read More »

How to Recycle Clam Styrofoam?

Styrofoam or polystyrene is a common material for take-out food containers better known as clamshells or clams. While Styrofoam clams can be recycled if they're clean, it can be tricky to find a ve... 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 »