Your Guide to Recycling Styrofoam

Also know as Expanded Polystyrene (EPS) Foam Packaging.

Did you know that you can now recycle Stryrofoam™ in Thunder Bay? All you need to do is follow this guide that will show you what types of Stryofoam™ that can and cannot be recycled by us. Once you collect all your clean styrofoam™ you can then bring it to one of our participating drop off organizations below!

What to Look For When Recycling

  • Commonly found packaging in appliances, toys, electronics, and more
  • Styrofoam is rigid
  • Colour is white
  • Tape and stickers must be removed
  • Must be dry and clean

Items That We Do Not Accept And Must Be Placed in The Garbage

  • Food Trays
  • Takeout Containers
  • Cups and Bowls
  • Packaging Peanuts
  • Insulation Panels
  • Pool Noodles
  • Polyethylene Foam (Flexible)
  • Polypropylene Foam (Flexible)

Where to Drop off:

660 Squier St

Monday – Saturday 9:30am – 5:30pm

94 Vibert Rd. S

Questions? Please call (807) 473-7702

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