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

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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.