Solid Waste Material Data Sheet
Activity Type: Recycling
Styrofoam/Polystyrene is typically unacceptable to include with other materials for recycling. To recycle Styrofoam/Polystyrene it usually needs to delivered to a site dedicated to accept separated and clean (no ffod debris) Styrofoam/Polystyrene. Unless one is willing to deliver the Styrofoam/Polystyrene to a dedicated facility, the standard option for discarding Styrofoam/Polystyrene is to dispose of it in the regular garbage.
The link below provides additional information about management of Styrofoam/Polystyrene including potential additional recycling options.
Earth911.com Article: Recycling Mystery: Expanded Polystyrene
Facilities That Manage Plastic #6 (PS) Styrofoam/Polystyrene
72 Fadem Road
Springfield, NJ 07081
Tel: (973) 376-3700 Fax: (973) 467-9850
Pounds Per Unit Conversions
- Each Pound weighs 1 pounds.
- Each Ton weighs 2000 pounds.