There are many kinds of foam and plastic packaging. Expanded polystyrene is made by expanding beads of polystyrene plastic (like popcorn) which are then fused together.
polystyrene can be easily identified if the beads of foam can be easily seen
when foam is broken.
You can drop off domestic quantities of all clean white
Expanded Polystyrene Foam at our Geelong Resource Recovery Centre. This includes packaging for small and large
appliances and white polystyrene fruit and vegetable boxes. There is no charge.
It can’t be recycled from
your kerbside recycling bin.
your polystyrene will be recycled and re-manufactured into domestic building
What can't be recycled?
- coloured polystyrene or foam
- meat trays or other similar food packaging
- plastic or foam wrapping
- tape or strapping
- bead bag beans
- peanut shaped loose foam packaging.