Polystyrene Foam Collection
Organize a Polystyrene Foam Collection Day
Read About Why Polystyrene is a Problem Issue
Step 1. Read the following resources from the Equinox Project: Guide for Polystyrene Reduction Policies and Recommendations for Reducing or Banning Foam Foods Service Containers. This resource Guide for Alternatives to Foam Food Containers may also be helpful.
Explore Options to Recycle Polystyrene Foam
Step 2. Explore the options for recycling polystyrene foam at Gold Circuit (Palmer, MA) and Save That Stuff Boston, MA), including fees to drop off material. Explore the Resources list below to read more.
In New Hampshire, as of July 2022 you can recycle polystyrene in Gilford. Read this article for more details and view this powerpoint How to Organize a Polystyrene Collection Event, which you can copy, download, and use.
Find Organization to Collaborate With
Schedule Collection Date
Collect and Deliver Materials
Foam Recycling is Now Available - Town of Gilford Serving as HUB and Will Collect Loose Foam Material from General Public
For more information, contact Meghan Theriault, P.E., Director of Public Works, Gilford Public Works / 55 Cherry Valley Road / Gilford, NH 03249. Direct: (603) 527-4783 / Cell: (603) 365-6160