The GFWC Northboro Junior Woman’s Club (NJWC) supports all recycling and each Fall and Spring we sponsor a Polystyrene/Styrofoam collection. The last collection was held on Saturday, October 26th, 2019 at Northborough's DPW yard, 190 Main Street. Due to COVID-19 Collection events for 2020 have been cancelled. Please check back in 2021 for future scheduled dates.
We only accept:
EPS ("Styrofoam") that is a preformed packing piece or a cooler. All Polystyrene/Styrofoam must be:
- and marked with a #6 PS symbol
EPE ("squishy foam) which is the spongy type usually used to protect computer equipment. It must be:
- and may or may not be marked with #4 LDPE
We cannot accept packing peanuts or anything used for food, including coffee cups, meat trays, and egg cartons. Colored or dirty Polystyrene/Styrofoam will be refused.