Residential polystyrene foam packaging is included in a provincial recycling program managed by Recycle BC. This includes foam polystyrene packaging (styrofoam) to protect appliances as well as foam take out and meat containers. For a complete list of accepted products, visit the Recycle BC website. Through this program, polystyrene can be dropped off free of charge at a number of recycling depots across the province. Visit RCBC’s Recyclepedia for drop-off options or contact the RCBC Recycling Hotline for all options available in your community.

This program does not include packaging from businesses or industry. For more information on commercial plastic recycling in your area, contact the RCBC Recycling Hotline.

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