Dispose of Styrofoamâ„¢ Containers Right

Do not place Styrofoam containers in your curbside recycling. 

Food grade Styrofoam clamshell containers, cups, trays, coolers and egg cartons cannot be recycled in Northeast Ohio. These items should be disposed of in the regular trash. 

Foam cups may be recycled through Dart Container's drop-off program or mail-back service.

Cleveland-area Heinen's grocery stores discontinued the collection of Styrofoam food trays for recycling and they are no longer accepted at their stores. 

Learn more about Styrofoam blocks and packing peanuts.

Businesses, restaurants and the food industry have limited recycling options for Styrofoam food trays, containers and cups. For business locations, see the list of options below.



Looking to recycle, donate or dispose of other items? Use the dark blue 'What Do I Do With?' search bar at the top of every page of this website. Allow location services or use the city drop-down to find opportunities in your local area.