Foam #6 Information

Learn More About Foam #6

There are a lot of misconceptions regarding foam 6. These studies and health information offer detailed information about foam 6 to help you learn more. The also share additional resources to help you learn more about foam 6.

paper and foam cups

Foam and Paper Scientific Studies

There are common thoughts about paper foodservice products. Learn more about the manufacturing process for a couple foodservice products to determine which product is right for you.

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PS Health & Safety

There is misinformation circulating about polystyrene (PS) foodservice packaging, considering what a common product it is. We've addressed concerns about health and safety beyond the basics.

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Truth About Styrene

Styrene is a clear, naturally-occurring liquid that is also used to make thousands of everyday products. It is sometimes confused with polystyrene. Learn the truth about styrene.

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Additional Foam 6 Resources

Information on Styrene

You Know Styrene
A resource for consumers, employees and communities

International Styrene
Industry Forum

The Styrene Information
and Research Center


Sustainable Packaging Coalition

Polystyrene & Polystyrene Packaging Industry

Plastics Foodservice Packaging Group

Plastics Issues, United States

Society of the Plastics Industry

American Chemistry Council (ACC)

Plastics Issues, Canada

Canadian Plastics
Industry Association (CPIA)
L'Association canadienne
de l'industry des plastiques

Plastics Issues, Europe

Association of Plastic
Manufacturers in Europe

Plastics Issues, Australia

Plastics and Chemicals Industry

Foodservice & Packaging Products

Foodservice Packaging Institute
Myths vs Facts: The Truth about Foodservice Packaging (PDF)

Keep America Beautiful

Plastics Impact on Your Life: Other Sources of Information



Recycling/Source Reduction

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