Individuals: Deliver recyclable styrofoam to the donation center at any St. Vinnie's store. See locations below.

Businesses: We set up business accounts to accept/pick up large quantities of Styrofoam. To discuss this call 541-687-5820 and ask for Curtis.

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Media contact: Paul Neville, 541-743-7121

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Styrofoam Recycling

We shred and compress Styrofoam (#6 Expanded Polystyrene) into logs, making it more cost-effective to transport to recyclers.  Styrofoam peanuts are used at Aurora Glass or resold in our thrift stores. 

How to Recycle Styrofoam


Households in Eugene and Springfield can recycle up to "a grocery cart full" of Styrofoam at no charge. 

What We Accept: white block styrofoam with the #6 recycling symbol. (We also accept packing peanuts IF they are bagged separately.)

NO: food containers/cups, etc.

NO: wet or dirty Styrofoam

Deliver your Styrofoam to any St. Vinnie's Donation Center. Click for locations.


Let us handle your business recycling. To discuss recycling/pickup of Styrofoam in quantities larger than one full supersack call 541-743-7191 and ask for Daven, or inquire by email.