News & Press Releases

New Website Launched to Increase Recycling of Foam Food Containers and Packaging

Mason, MI (February 10, 2014) — To support the recovery of post-consumer foam packaging, Dart Container Corporation is proud to announce the launch of HomeforFoam.com, an educational website dedicated to informing businesses, city governments, and schools about how polystyrene (PS) foam #6 can be recycled. It also provides a list of markets for the material, a list of the environmental and economic benefits to recycling foam #6, as well as a list of locations that accept foam #6 recycling facility.

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Dart Container to Invest $14 Million in Plant City Expansion

Plant City, FL (October 29, 2013) — Dart Container Corporation, the world’s largest manufacturer of foam cups, has announced plans to expand its existing presence in eastern Hillsborough County with the construction of a 400,000 square foot warehouse in Plant City. Dart is investing $14 million in the project, and up to two dozen new jobs are expected to result from the expansion.

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Dart Container Returns to Great American River Clean Up with Sixth Year of Foam Cup and Foam Packaging Recycling

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (September 19, 2013) — For the sixth consecutive year, Dart Container is bringing foam recycling (often mistakenly referred to as “Styrofoam”, a registered trademark of Dow Chemical), education, and volunteer efforts to the Great American River Clean Up. Last year, over 2,000 volunteers removed more than 17,600lbs pounds of trash and debris in just three hours.

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Dart Container Corporation Keeping Michigan's Highways Clean

Mason, MI (September 16, 2013) — As part of Dart Container’s commitment to keeping our communities free of litter, it is participating in Michigan’s Adopt-A-Highway program. For two weeks, Dart volunteers, including employees, friends and family, will volunteer their time to the two-mile stretch of Highway 127 between Cedar Street Exchange and Railroad Bridge. The volunteers will be responsible for cleaning up any litter that they find on the side of the road.

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Dart Container Returns to the 24th Annual Great LA River Cleanup with Fifth Year of Litter Pick Up and Foam Recycling Education

Los Angeles, CA (May 22, 2013) — For the fifth consecutive year, Dart Container is bringing foam recycling education and volunteer efforts to the 24th Annual Great LA River Cleanup hosted by the Friends of the LA River (FOLAR). On Saturday, May 18, 2013, employees from Dart’s Corona manufacturing facility joined thousands of other volunteers as they picked up trash and debris from the LA River.

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