September 2012

  • Dart Recycles Foam

    September 27, 2012

    Dart Container Corporation, the leading producer of single-use food service products (including polystyrene foam cups and containers), for the fifth consecutive year participated in the Great American River Clean Up. Each year, Dart brings with them educational opportunities and an army of Dart employees to volunteer....read more

  • New Foam Recycling Center

    September 11, 2012

    Cindy and Brent Fifer recently purchased 16 acres of land in Elkhart, Indiana to start Nature’s Wood Products (NWP), a large-scale recycling center. Cindy Fifer stated NWP will start with foam recycling services in order to “meet the pressing need.” The company eventually plans to expand its recycling services to cardboard and wood....read more

  • The Truth about Foam Safety

    September 04, 2012

    The safety of foam, sometimes mistakenly referred to as “Styrofoam®” which is a registered trademark of the Dow Chemical Company, and how it relates to the food service industry continues to be debated by consumers, politicians, and environmentalists. But what’s it all about? Does the everyday consumer really have reason to worry their foam coffee cup will harm them?...read more