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Foam #6 Recycling.

Reasons to Recycle Foam

  1. Reduce solid waste
  2. Decrease our dependency on virgin resources
  3. Prevent pollution
  4. Save energy
  5. Protect the Earth's atmosphere
  6. Demonstrate sustainability


Recycling in Action

  • Community Recycling
  • Recycling in Businesses
  • Recycling in Schools
  • Northboro Junior Woman’s Club members (l to r) Mary Kemp, Jane Walsh, Kalyani Padhy and Cheryl Silverberg declare the ReFoamIt truck filled to capacity with PS6 foam for recycling. (Photo/Courtesy of Jane Walsh)

    NJWC received second place in GFWC’s Community Improvement Program, for their polystyrene recycling project.


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    Follow foam #6 cups through the recycling process, from collection to the manufacture of new plastic products.


  • Schools throughout the United States use roughly 5.76 billion foam food trays each school year.[1] Polystyrene foam, whi


Find a Buyer

Connect with processors that purchase post-industrial and post-consumer foam #6.


Recycling Equipment

Learn about the equipment used to process recycled foam #6.

  • Hydraulic densifiers
  • Thermal densifiers
  • Screw drive densifiers
  • Grinders


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