ReFoamIt®
25 Mohawk Dr., Warehouse 2, Leominster, MA 01453

Did you see the article in the Sentinel and Enterprise newspaper on Sunday, April 26, 2015?  If you missed it, click on this link.   http://www.sentinelandenterprise.com/business/ci_27991991/leominster-company-wants-to-give-your-used-foam-a-good-home 

Thank you Leominster for welcoming us to your city!

ReFoamIt is a MA family owned company that recycles EPS Foam, more commonly called Styrofoam®.  We are committed to recycle both white packing foam and to recycle post consumer foam such as coffee cups, clamshells, and meat and produce trays.  (Please make sure that all of these items are clean and any post consumer items that were used with food must display the #6 recycling symbol.)  We are now accepting items without the recycling symbol.

Last year, we acquired a second densifying machine so we can now densify #4 Polyethylene and #5 Poly Pro and we now accept packing peanuts (bagged separately) and bubblewrap. 

For details about all of the items we accept, please click on the link What Can Be Recycled (Yes, this link is broken!)  You can access the file from the "What you can Recycle" page. 

If you are unsure if we can accept an item, check out What can't be recycled

Because ReFoamIt has many ways to recycle foam, we received the 2014 Excellence in EPS Recycling award from the EPS Industry Alliance.  http://www.epsindustry.org/eps-sustainability/excellence-eps-recycling-award

Check out all the ways you can recycle your foam!

  • Businesses may have their foam picked up or they can drop it off at our facility.  To get a quote, please let us know what type of foam you want to recycle, the volume and location.  Or let us know when you plan to drop your foam off at our facility.
  • Municipalities have opportunities to have ongoing collection/recycling programs at your own facilities.  ReFoamIt will work with you to either transfer your foam to our facility or you may bring the collected foam to us.  Please contact us to work out the details and costs.  For a list of the municipalities and businesses with existing programs check our ongoing event page. http://refoamit.com/UpcomingEvents/OngoingEvents/tabid/89/Default.aspx  Foam may also be dropped off at our facility (no charge)  We accept car loads of foam or tractor trailers at 25 Mohawk Dr., in Leominster, MA 01453.  Please call us first.

Any questions?  Call 508-872-2323 or call 508-864-8723 before bringing your foam to ReFoamIt.


Exciting news!  ReFoamIt now accepts #4 and #5 foam along with #6 foam, more commonly called Styrofoam® at all of our events.  Check out the What you can recycle page for more information including a link to the pdf showing what we recycle.


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Lots of Opportunities to Recycle your foam in September!


Sep 12, Somerville DPW, Somerville, MA
This event will be held outside of the DPW Yard (1 Franey Road) from 9-12.  Because we collect a large volume of foam, we ask that you find another resource to recycle your packing peanuts.  Volunteers are needed to help to sort, and pack the foam.  This is an easy way to acquire community service hours.  If you are able to help for any or all of the time, please contact vdeshpande@somervillema.gov

Sep 19, Lifoam Industries, Peabody, No Residency Requirement
Lifoam is hosting a foam recycling event from 9-1.  Bring your clean foam to 2 Fifth Street, Peabody, MA. Please do not ask to drop items off ahead of the event or send foam through the mail.  Most of the time, our collection vehicle is filled to capacity, so please understand if we are unable to accept you packing peanuts.

Sep 19, Ipswich Recycles, Ipswich, MA, Open to Ipswich Residents Only
Electronics and Styrofoam recycling events will be held between 9 a.m. to noon, at the Ipswich Middle School, 130 High Street.  There may be fees to recycle your electronics.

Sep 19, Arlington DPW, Arlington, MA Open to Arlington Residents Only
Arlington DPW is opening the recycling center one Saturday a month so residents may bring their foam, bulky rigid plastic items, books and textiles to the center at 51 Grove Street, from 9-12.  Books and textiles will be given to nonprofits. For information onthis event and the upcoming events, please visit http://www.arlingtonma.gov/Home/Components/News/News/2910/1535?backlist=%2fdepartments%2fpublic-works-%2frecycling-trash-composting

Sep 26, Amesbury, MA, Open to Amesbury Residents Only
The third annual Recycling Collection Day will be held from 9a.m. to noon at the DPW Building, 39 South Hunt Road.  We are collecting Styrofoam (styrofoam docks are not accepted), prescription medications, shoes, textiles, mercury, cell phones, printer cartridges, eye and sun glasses, clothing and hearing aids and  are also offering free paper shredding to residents.  Please keep items separated as there are stations for each item. This event is free to all Amesbury residents.  We will also be accepting non-perishable food items for Our Neighbors Table!

Sep 26, Norwood, MA Open to Norwood Residents only
Residents may bring their foam to the Winter Street Composting Facility, 370 Winter Street, from 8-11.  Volunteers are needed.  If you are able to volunteer, please contact Doris Burtman.  For information about all of the items that residents can recycle, visit http://www.norwoodma.gov/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=270&Itemid=635&limitstart=13

Sep 26, Malden DPW, Malden MA Open to Malden Residents Only
The Malden Department of Public Works will hold a recycling day for a variety of products including paint, tires, televisions, computer monitors, Styrofoam,  Residents will be able to bring most recyclable items to the DPW; located at 356 Commercial Street between the hours of 9 AM and 2 PM except paint and Styrofoam will be recycled only between the hours of 9 AM and 1 PM.  There are fees for some of the recyclables including:$2 per car tire, $20 per truck tire, $5 for televisions/computer monitors, $1 for car batteries, $1 for each gallon of motor oil (no antifreeze or transmission fluid), and $2.50 for used oil filters.  The cost to recycle varnishes latex, oil based  and acrylic paints start at $10and will increase based on the amount brought. There is no charge to recycle electronics (not listed above) and Styrofoam.  For more Information contact the DPW at 781-397-7160.

Sep 26, Chelmsford, MA Open To Everyone
Foam recycling is free for Chelmsford Residents, and non-residents will be asked to pay $5.00 per carload of foam and $10.00 for a pickup truck of foam.  Additional details will be posted later.

Sep 26, Westborough Girl Scout Troops 30555 and 30507, Westborough MA  Open to Westborough Residents Only and Precollection for non Westborough residents
Westborough's next foam recycling event will held at the DPW facility on 133 Oak St as part of Westborough's Hazardous Waste Day from 7:30-noon. This is for Westborough residents only, but the scouts can collect non-resident foam the week before the event (contact gstroop30555@gmail.com). Girl Scout Troops 30555 and 30507 will be running the event. We hope to see you there. Keep saving your foam!!!

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Details about all of our upcoming events can be found on the Single Event Page http://refoamit.com/UpcomingEvents/SingleEvents/tabid/90/Default.aspx along with all of our upcoming events through June 2015.  Don't forget to check out our ongoing event page to see if your municipality is committed to foam recycling!


For up-to-date news about ReFoamIt, please visit our facebook page listed under Styrofoam Recycling

Dave and Barbara Sherman