Revolutionary Foam Recycling Technology Helps California Reduce Its Carbon Footprint

One company is revolutionizing the way people can recycle polystyrene foam. Plastics Recycling Inc. (PRI)—based out of Indianapolis—is urging people to think of foam and

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Annual UC Davis Event Recycles over 826 Pounds of Foam Packaging

The aggies of UC Davis will be giving a second life to 826 pounds of foam packaging and 16,040 pounds of cardboard collected during their

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City of Del Mar Discusses Polystyrene Ban

Del Mar’s Sustainability Advisory Board is advocating for an ordinance banning the use of polystyrene foam food containers in the city. However, many are concerned

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Another Successful Great LA River Clean-Up

Dart Container and its employees are committed to protecting the environment. The company continues to open foam recycling centers across the country, including one recently

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Foam is Safe Despite Confusion Over New California Decision

The California Office of Environmental Health Hazard Assessment (OEHHA) now counts styrene as a material that could cause cancer or reproductive toxicity. Styrene is a

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San Francisco Should Avoid Foam Ban

Home insulation, pens, and interior molding are just a few products polystyrene foam can be recycled into if properly handled after disposal. The question, of

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FoamRecycle, a new company dedicated to Foam Recycling

FoamRecycle is a new company established in San Pablo, California, that is offering foam recycling programs and services. The company accepts drop off foam at

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Getting Clear on the Name “Styrofoam”

Polystyrene foam is often referred to as the brand name “Styrofoam,” a trademark of the Dow Chemical Company. However, common foam containers are made from

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Merchants Urge No Styrofoam Ban

Restaurant owners were very upset with a recent proposal to ban expanded polystyrene food containers by Encinitas City Officials. Alternative materials, such as wax-paper, would

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Schools Use Foam Recycling to Teach Sustainability

While polystyrene foam foodservice items can certainly be found in school systems throughout the U.S. – from student lunch trays to teachers’ coffee cups –

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