Takeout Containers (Foam)

Trash Container

Both foam and hard plastic polystrene (#6 or marked PS) are trash.

For instance, common #6 plastics such as coffee cup lids or red party cups are always trash. Find out why polystrene is not accepted for recycling in Burbank.

Ways to Reduce


Bring Your Own To-Go Container

When dining out, bring a reusable to-go container so that you can bring leftovers home sustainably.

Did You Know?

The Preferred Takeout Container

Out of all the types of takeout containers — aluminum, cardboard, wax-lined paperboard, plastic¬†and foam — aluminum is the easiest for recycling plants to recycle, while foam is the most difficult.