Waste Nothing

White foam used to package electronics and other items for shipping.

Similar items: Foam clamshell containers, Foam cups, Foam egg cartons, Foam meat trays, Foam peanuts, and Foam plates.

Place in your Blue Bin

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Please place this item in your Blue Bin. If appropriate, please empty and rinse this item. Remove any foil or plastic seals; those go in the garbage.

This applies to Plastic food bottles, jugs, and tubs, Plastic bottle and tub lids, Aluminum beverage cans, Cardboard cans, Aluminum trays and pans, Newspapers, Magazines, Phone books, Paper rolls, Paper egg cartons, Foam egg cartons, Printed paper, Foam packaging, Envelopes, and Writing paper.

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Added April 5, 2011.

Last updated September 20, 2012.

Applies to Toronto.


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