Foam Goes in the Garbage
Hard plastic #6 is often accepted at recycling facilities, but foam plastic #6 is not. Throw these containers away, even if they are marked as plastic #6.
Alternative Ways to Recycle
Recycle With Home for Foam
Visit Home for Foam to see if there is a foam recycler in your area. These recyclers will accept many foam products, including beverage and food containers. Learn more about Home for Foam’s recycling program.
Ways to Reduce
Bring Your Own To-Go Container
When dining out, bring a reusable to-go container so that you can bring leftovers home sustainably.
Reusable Packaging For Businesses
Check out Upstream’s catalog of reusable packaging and unpackaging innovators that provide ways for consumers to obtain products, mostly food and beverages, in returnable, reusable, or refillable packaging – or they deliver products to consumers unpackaged altogether.