Algonquin Township Starts a Plastic Foam Waste Collection

In July 2016, Algonquin Township in McHenry county suspended its foam collection program for recycled material. The collection was suspended due to a decline in

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Foam Cups Return to Chicago-Area McDonald’s

Customers want cups that keep their drinks colder for longer, and some Chicago-area McDonald’s restaurants are answering the call. Certain franchises are returning to polystyrene

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Successful Polystyrene Recycling Event in Mason, Michigan

Event organizers are very happy with Mason, Michigan’s polystyrene collection this past month. The event took place at Waste Management’s Westside Landfill and they received

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Polystyrene Recycling: What You Need to Know

As some states, cities, and communities debate expanded polystyrene (EPS) foam bans, misconceptions and false information inevitably arise. Foam opponents often argue that foam is

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Foam Recycling is Available in Urbana, Illinois

Let’s clear up the common misconception that foam products cannot be recycled and that they pose a threat to our environment because foam is, in

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Residents Can Recycle Foam in Twin Falls, Indiana

What makes foam #6 special is that it is can be recycled over and over again. Although the recycling process for foam is more complex

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St. Paul Gauging Interest for Banning Foam and More

Though St. Paul is not currently introducing a polystyrene foam ban, the City Council is conducting listening sessions to hear from citizens, regarding their thoughts

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The City of Madison Increased Its Foam Recycling Presence

Foam recycling is the best way to protect the environmental and economic health of our major cities. In order to keep foam, or as it

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The Waste Sleuth Investigates Polystyrene Recycling

Plastic Recycling Inc., and “The Waste Sleuth,” Todd Sutton, partnered to investigate a Plastic Recycling Inc. foam recycling plant in Indianapolis.  This recycling facility is

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Cleveland-Area Non-Profit Strives to Promote Foam Recycling

Polystyrene foam is a staple of the American restaurant industry. What many people don’t know though, is that foam is 100% recyclable. One Cleveland-area non-profit

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