Polystyrene, known as Styrofoam, is made into two types; (1) expanded white blocks for packaging and (2) rigid which is clear for cups, cutlery, clam shells and more. Abt Electronics in Glenview only accepts white block Styrofoam, and the Dart Corporation in Aurora accepts a variety of Styrofoam products. Each business is listed in SWANCC’s Reuse and Recycling Directory.
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