By: Ryan Olson, Packaging Specialist
#6 Resin Identification symbol
This #6 symbol identifies (PS) Polystyrene and also (EPS) expanded polystyrene which are recyclable.
Products from Recycled #6 Foam
#6 foam is a type of thermoplastic that can be recycled over and over again. In fact, #6 foam is recycled to make a number of items we use every day in and around our homes. Here are a few below.
#6 foam is routinely recycled to showcase your favorite photographs.
Interior moulding is used in many homes and businesses to add an ornamental touch. #6 foam can be recycled to make this decorative border.
#6 foam is commonly recycled to make pony packs, which are used to grow and transport a variety of seeds and plants.
Writing implements like ballpoint pens are among the items made from recycled #6 foam.
Recycling can really measure up – rulers are a common item made from recycled #6 foam.
#6 foam can be recycled to make new insulation to maximize your home’s energy efficiency.
The packaging that protects fragile electronics and other breakables can be made from recycled #6 foam.