Foam Recycling Station Added to Oxbow Eco-Center
PORT ST. LUCIE – The Oxbow Eco-Center has installed a new foam recycling collection bin at the entrance to the nature preserve. Residents can bring their clean, dry foam products such as egg cartons, packing foam and cups to be recycled to either the Oxbow or the St. Lucie County Landfill and Recycling Center.
St. Lucie County’s foam recycling program, which launched last year, focuses on foam packaging from televisions, appliances, computers and furniture, as well as clean foodservice packaging, such as egg cartons, coffee cups, light colored meat trays and foam coolers from local businesses and self-delivery from residents.
Foam products can be dropped off at the Oxbow Eco-Center, located at 5400 NE St. Lucie Drive in Port St. Lucie during daylight hours or the St. Lucie County Landfill and Recycling Center, 6120 Glades Cutoff Road in Fort Pierce Monday through Friday from 7 a.m. to 4:15 p.m. and Saturday from 8 a.m. to 12:15 p.m.
For more information on what products can and cannot be recycled, and how to recycle them, please visit the St. Lucie County Single Stream Recycling website atwww.stluciecountyrecycles.com or by download the St. Lucie County Recycles app in the Google or Apple stores.
The Oxbow Eco-Center is a St. Lucie County Environmental Learning Center situated on 225-acres on the St. Lucie River. For more information about programing visit www.oxboweco.com.