Styrofoam in boxRecycling & Safe Disposal of Styrofoam in Macon County, IL

Styrofoam is a brand name for expanded polystyrene (EPS), the closed-cell, lightweight rigid-foam that is used in packaging and other applications. Opportunities for recycling EPS are not available locally. However, the EPS Industry Alliance offers a mail-back recycling program. EPS may be shipped to the address below. Visit the EPS Industry Alliance website for restrictions and more information.

Foam Fabricators, Inc.
100 Formad Industrial Road
Ft. Madison, IA 52627

6 recycle symbol

Recycling #6 Items

Polystyrene foam items with the #6 chasing arrows recycling symbol are recyclable but are not accepted locally in single-stream curbside or drop-off recycling.

However, clean food and transportation packaging with the #6 recycling symbol may be placed in a clear or translucent bag and dropped off at:

1505 E. Main Street
Urbana, IL 61802

stack of disposable black polystyrene foam trays