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No curbside recycling collection on Monday, July 4.
Long Hill recycling make up day on Friday, July 1.
Mendham Township recycling collection for both paper and bottle/cans on Monday, July 11.

Solid Waste Material Data Sheet

Plastic #6 (PS) Styrofoam/Polystyrene
Category: Plastic
Activity Type: Recycling
  • Management Issues: 

    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


 

Pounds Per Unit Conversions

  • Each Pound weighs 1 pounds.
  • Each Ton weighs 2000 pounds.