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 must 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 with the recycle symbol in the triangle (biodegradable trays do not have a recycle symbol)
  • Take out containers (please rinse and display a #6 recycling symbol)
  • 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)
  • Biodegradable produce and meat trays
    • For example, GenPak without the recycling symbol
    • Food containers without the number 6 recycling symbol
  • Cardboard Egg Cartons
  • Soft foam
  • Food containers with plastic film attached. 
    • Some ground turkey comes in these container.
  • Blue or Pink insulation sheets