Recycling & Waste

Packing Peanuts

Definition

Box of light green Styrofoam packing peanuts

Disposal

Non-reusable packing peanuts can be placed in the trash.

Do not dissolve starch-based packing peanuts and pour the solution down the drain.

Recycle

Do not put packing peanuts in curbside recycling.

Local postal service providers, such as UPS, FedEx or the U.S. Postal Service, may accept packing peanuts. Contact your local location for specific information.

Packing peanuts can be listed for sale or free on BoxGiver.