What We Recycle

Click on the links below to see pictures of the items that ReFoamIt accepts and does not accept

What we ACCEPT at our Recycling Events  

What we Can Not Recycle

We take EPS Foam.  Food and beverage foam items DO NOT have to display the recycling symbol 6 in the triangle with PS underneath it. 

  • Packing blocks (does not need to display a recycling symbol on it)
  • Produce and meat trays (please rinse)
  • Take out containers (please rinse)
  • Hot cups such as Dunkin' Donuts, Honey Do and Cumberland Farms
  • Foam egg cartons
  • Food trays
  • White insulation sheets 

Other Foam Items that We Accept

  • #4 Polyethylene foam
  • #5 Polypropylene foam
  • Packing peanuts and bubblewrap will be accepted at most events or you may drop off packing peanuts (bagged separately from your foam) at 25 Mohawk Dr.  Please call 508-864-8723 before dropping off your items.

 

We Do NOT take the following

  • Plastic utensils
  • Soft foam such as pillow stuffing
  • Foam cups infused with cardboard or paper such as McDonalds' McCafe and Burger King (ice tea cup)
  • Hard plastic with the #6 recycling symbol
    • plastic lids from a coffee cup
  • Cardboard Egg Cartons
  • Soft foam sometimes referred to as eggcrate
  • Polyurethane (PUR) Foam in plastic bag that has been molded around an item
  • Food containers with plastic film attached. 
    • Some ground turkey comes in these container.
  • Blue or Pink insulation sheets