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Your Resource for

Expanded Polystyrene
Foam Recycling

More than 500 foam recycling programs currently exist in North America, and access to programs is growing.

Find Foam Recycling Locations

Polystyrene foam products, often mistakenly referred to as Styrofoam® - a registered trademark of the Dow Chemical, improve our quality of life in countless ways and can be given a second life through foam recycling. Foam #6 is a thermoplastic and can be recycled more than once!

Did you Know?

Foam #6 Plastics Recycling Bin

More than 118 million pounds for foam #6 were recycled in 2016.

*EPS Industry Alliance (2016), 2016 EPS Recycling Rate Report

Recycling Truck Illustration

A 48-foot truckload of loose foam #6 products weighs only around 1,000 pounds. When foam is densified, the same truck can hold 40,000 pounds of foam.

*Keep America Beautiful (2018). I Want to Be Recycled. Foam.

Assuming a $0.20 value per pound, a truckload of densified foam is worth $8,000.