February 2015

  • New Grant Program

    February 11, 2015

    The Foam Recycling Coalition, which is part of the Foodservice Packaging Institute, has announced it will offer grants in both the public and private sectors to help fund the infrastructure for foam recycling programs. Through these grant opportunities, the coalition is targeting polystyrene foam single-use foodservice products, such as cups, plates, clamshells and cafeteria trays, as well as protective packaging used when shipping electronics or fragile items....read more

  • Montreal Recycles Foam

    February 04, 2015

    Polystyrene foam is made up of 98% air and is currently taking up less than 1% of landfills. Most of this is made up of disposable coffee cups and protective packaging foam. Montreal is taking steps to reduce this percentage by allowing its residents to recycle plastic material number 6, polystyrene....read more