What are packing peanuts?

Answer Packing peanuts are small pieces of foam material that shipping companies use to cushion materials inside of boxes during the shipping process. The pieces of foam have been given the "peanuts" name... Read More »

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How to Dissolve Packing Peanuts?

You know those annoying little packing Styrofoam pieces that get all over your house? Wish you could make them disappear? Well now you can!

What are packing peanuts made of?

According to the Plastic Loose Fill Council, packing peanuts, also knows as plastic loosefill, are made of expanded polystyrene with 99.6 percent air. It consists of small pieces of packaging used ... Read More »

Are packing peanuts edible?

Most packing peanuts are made of Styrofoam. These peanuts are not biodegradable and should not be consumed. However, specific types of packing peanuts are biodegradable and edible. These edible pac... Read More »

How to Recycle Packing Peanuts?

Made of polystyrene, white and pink packing peanuts can take hundreds of years to decompose. They can be a problem for any recipient of a package containing them. The peanuts are lightweight and, t... Read More »