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As a "GREEN" company, Vanocur Refractories® recycles all recoverable foam byproducts that are produced during the manufacturing of cast shapes.

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​Shredded Foam


During our routing process, we create an abundant amount of fine foam particles that can be utilized as filler in bean bags or stuffed animals.

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Compressed Foam


During the mold-making process, we produce large foam scraps that are ground up and condensed into foam blocks that are reused to manufacture other products such as picture frames.

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Are you an environmentally friendly company looking for an alternative to paying for land disposal?


Vanocur Refractories® is currently accepting clean expanded polystyrene foam to recycle.  If you are interested, please contact Kevin at our environmental recycling department at (716) 332-4337 or by email by clicking here.   

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