Food grade Styrofoam "clamshell" containers, cups, and trays cannot be recycled in Northeast Ohio. Cleveland-area Heinen's grocery stores discontinued the collection of Styrofoam food trays for recycling and they are no longer accepted at their stores. Styrofoam “clamshell” containers, cups, and trays should be disposed of in the regular trash. Do not place these in your curbside recycling.
Learn more about Styrofoam Blocks
and Packing Peanuts
Are you a business? Businesses, restaurants and the food industry have limited recycling options for Styrofoam food trays, containers and cups. See a list in our Business Recycling Directory.