Can you recycle Styrofoam?

Can you recycle Styrofoam?

Can “Styrofoam” be recycled? Although you may think it’s recyclable because of the chasing arrows symbol, the truth is, with some exceptions, those foam egg cartons, meat trays, peanuts, or any other type of EPS are not recyclable in your curbside recycling cart.

Is Styrofoam recyclable in Athens GA?

A short list of recyclables within Athens includes glass, non-shredded paper, water bottles, metal, solo cups and cardboard. However, you can’t recycle disposable cups, styrofoam, paper towels, straws or plastic bags.

What is recyclable in Athens?

Recyclable Items

  • Newspaper. – No other paper included.
  • Mixed Paper. – Letterhead, copy paper and most other non-glossy colored paper.
  • Magazines & Catalogs.
  • Paperboard. – Cereal boxes, cracker boxes, pop & beer cartons, etc.
  • Corrugated Cardboard.
  • Beverage Cans.
  • Aluminum cat food cans.
  • Scrap Aluminum.

Does Clarke County recycle?

Clarke County Convenience Center recycling containers accept paper, cardboard, aluminum and steel cans, and plastic (#1 and #2). Berryville provides trash pickup and recycling for residents and businesses within town limits.

What can you recycle in Athens Clarke County?

This means that empty and rinsed bottles, aluminum and steel cans, rigid plastic containers, mixed paper, cardboard, and glass can all be placed in the same recycling bin or dumpster in Athens-Clarke County. Please, no plastic bags or trash bags in the recycling. Keep your recyclables loose!

Where can I Recycle my polystyrene in Georgia?

Currently, there is little infrastructure in place to recycle the large amounts of polystyrene created annually; however, in Georgia Athens-Clarke County Recycling Division, Live Thrive Atlanta’s CHaRM (Center for Hard to Recycle Materials) and Chatham County (Savannah) have foam densifiers and accept polystyrene for recycling.

Where to pick up reusable totes in Athens GA?

These reusable totes keep your recycling loose and can be used to take your recycling to any of our community drop-off sites or your on-site recycling dumpster. You can pick one up at our Administrative Office at 725 Hancock Industrial Way, Monday-Friday 8 AM – 5 PM. They are also available at the CHaRM and Landfill.

Who are the Athens Hocking recyling Centers Inc.?

Athens-Hocking Recyling Centers is a 501c3 nonprofit organization. OUR ​MISSION: Collect and process recyclable materials in the greater southeast Ohio area in order to create a cleaner, safer, and better place to live. Roll Off Containers