News Archive

  • Why Recycle Foam?

    April 12, 2012

    All polystyrene (PS) foam material can be recycled and used to make items such as clothes hangers, picture frames, rulers, architectural molding, and seedling containers. Recycling PS foam can reduce the amount of energy and materials used to make new products, which ultimately reduces greenhouse gas emissions and the product’s overall carbon more

  • Landfill Myths

    April 10, 2012

    Foam makes up less than 1% by both weight and volume of our landfill waste. Most consumers who purchase paper cups don’t realize that more paper cups end up in landfills than foam more

  • Foam in Foodservice

    April 07, 2012

    Foam foodservice and lunch tray recycling offers a unique opportunity for schools to save money, reduce greenhouse gases, create jobs, and reduce landfill more

  • Boy Scouts of America Go Green

    April 04, 2012

    Boy Scouts of America (BSA) go green by recycling foam cups thanks to a partnership between Dart Container Corporation, the Delaware Solid Waste Authority (DSWA), and the Del-Mar-Va Council of the BSA. The recycling effort took place during the peninsula-wide Scout Jamboree at the new Akridge Scout Reservation. Participants recycled thousands of polystyrene cups and reduced the event’s overall environmental more

  • New Technologies

    April 04, 2012

    Through the efforts of our engineering and technical experts, Dart continues to achieve significant breakthroughs in environmental stewardship. Their efforts have paid off through delivering substantial reductions in Dart’s carbon footprint. Even more exciting innovations now are being researched and more