Polystyrene Recycling

Foam Recycling in Blackhawk

Look at all that's happened in 1 Year!

In one year - 74 pickups totaling 1,500 pounds.
95% of polystyrene is AIR so 1,500 pounds is huge in terms of quantity!

11/26/15 Magic Show, Polystyrene bins were delivered to BIS

12/22/15 Contest to name the foam character was announced

1/25/15 All name entries were collected

3/11/15 Chik-Fil-A Party for Mrs. Daniels class naming “Foaminator”-trademarked by NOVA Chemicals, Inc.

4/15/15 Educational tool boxes were provided to Blackhawk with curriculum related to polystyrene

5/6/15 Fine Arts Night-Picture frames made out of recycled polystyrene were donated by Uniek to highlight student’s art work

5/11/15 Mr. Okon, Science Teacher incorporated Polystyrene lesson plans into the classroom

6/2/15 Field Day-All the students got Foaminator t-shirts to wear

7/10/15 Professional Recyclers of Pennsylvania (PROP)-the video won runner up

2nd Place @ the 8th Annual Recycling FilmFest

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The FOAMINATOR(tm) is Named!

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