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 Grant Program is Good News for the Environment

The Foam Recycling Coalition’s grant program is paving the way for companies to recycle expanded polystyrene (EPS) foam by easing the financial cost of “going

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Foam Recycling Grant to Improve Recycling Opportunities

The Foam Recycling Coalition (FRC) has launched its much-anticipated grant program aimed at developing the infrastructure and resources necessary to collect, process, recycle and market

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Foam Bans May Do More Harm than Good

There have been ongoing efforts in California, Chicago, and New York to ban polystyrene foam products, but these potential bans are being disputed by environmentalist

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Coalition Publishes Report Showing Need of Recycled Foam

Polystyrene foam products[i] are common items within most households, as they make great single-use foodservice products like hot-beverage cups and take away food containers. They

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Texas Tech Invests in Foam Recycling Program

An on-campus group at Texas Tech University has made an investment in a new foam recycling program in order to decrease waste around campus and

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Study Shows Foam Better for Environment than Alternatives

A study recently released is putting to rest misconceptions about polystyrene foam products and their impact on the environment. Completed by Franklin Associates for the

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New Foam Ban Measures Questioned in Minneapolis

The City of Minneapolis, MN recently decided to take a proposed amendment that would change the way many of its local restaurants, grocery stores, food

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Portland Foam Ban Opposed in Committee Meeting

While some members of the Portland, Maine, Committee on Transportation, Sustainability, and Energy met on Wednesday, March 19, to discuss the proposed polystyrene foam ban,

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Pittsburgh Area Urged to Recycle Polystyrene Foam

Residents of Pittsburgh, PA, are being encouraged by members of the Pennsylvania Resource Council (PRC) to submit the polystyrene foam used to package recently purchased

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