Waste Challenge - Styrofoam

Waste Challenge - Styrofoam

Styrofoam is used to protect and guard our fragile acrylic displays from damage during shipment. Cottage is a large user of Styrofoam with several truckloads shipped to our facility each month.

The Cottage Solution

Cottage has worked to eliminate Styrofoam waste by breaking down all cutoffs and scrap pieces into small pieces to make into fill for packaging. By using this fill as part of our packaging for displays we manufacture instead of purchasing packaging products such as Styrofoam peanuts, we have reduced Styrofoam waste to zero.