Styrofoam Recycling Event June 12th

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Styrofoam Recycling Event

Coming to Port Orchard, June 12th

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More deliveries? More takeout? Styrofoam piling up?

In partnership with Safeway and Albertsons, Kitsap County Solid Waste has scheduled a Styrofoam collection event. Recycle your Styrofoam! Bring your clean, dry foam to Safeway in Port Orchard on June 12th. 


DATE: June 12, 2021 

TIME: 9 a.m. - 2 p.m. 

PLACE: Port Orchard Safeway


foam cooler

For the community

Available to households only. Limit 1 car per household.

No businesses, trailers, or box trucks.

TIP: Help your friends and neighbors! Ask if they have foam you can bring for them too. 


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How to prepare materials

To keep the line moving quickly,  please prepare materials at home:

  • Remove all tape and labels.
  • Clean and dry materials
  • Sort materials by color and type.
  • Bag peanuts separately from other items. No debris in bag.


packing peanuts

What IS accepted

Clean and dry foam:

  • Styrofoam blocks from packaging
  • Shipping coolers
  • Packing peanuts
  • Unstained takeout or meat trays, except NO tan trays - they are made from cornstarch
  • #6 foam or EPS (expanded polystyrene)


no soft foam

What's NOT accepted

Other items are not accepted, including:

  • Hot tub covers
  • Soft or flexible foams, EPE (expanded polyethylene)
  • Sealed foam
  • Foil-lined foam
  • Insulation board or spray-in foam
  • Hard plastics (including #6)
  • Styrofoam from the beach
  • Tan meat trays
  • Moldy, mildewed or soiled foam
  • Styrofoam with glue, screws or other material attached


Follow COVID-19 Safety Guidelines

Stay at least six feet away from other visitors and staff.

Face coverings required while outside vehicle or interacting with staff with windows down.


Become a Volunteer

We need volunteers to help with this event. If you're interested in volunteering, please contact us at



What do you do with foam if you can't make this event?

Solid Waste | | 360.337.5777