TV & Film Industry, Foam Fabricators

Since its inception, Blue Goblin has been committed to developing innovative, customized recycling programs that expand the range of materials that can be recycled or reused while providing economic value and excellent service for our customers.

Ben Hirokawa, President, Blue Goblin LLC

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A simple, convenient resource for recycling large-scale plastic foam sets, props and themed environments; plastic foam off-cuts; and other plastic foam waste.

Sets, Props & Fabricated Foam

In the TV & film industry, large-scale sets, even whole cities, are often created from fabricated plastic foam.  Likewise, foam fabricators and artists may provide foam sculptures for a wide variety of uses, from marketing and branding opportunities to special events.  These foam sets and sculptures and often designed to be used short-term, and disposing of them creates special challenges, as they are bulky, can be difficult to transport, and do not easily degrade in a landfill.

Blue Goblin offers a variety of convenient collection and processing alternatives to handle these bulky cast-offs, and well as off-cuts from the production process and other plastic foam waste.  Blue Goblin’s teams can make one-time or recurring visits to your site to collect discarded foams, providing convenience and potentially reducing your transportation costs.  Alternatively, Blue Goblin offers convenient drop-off points at our two facilities near the Atlanta airport and in Northeast Atlanta/Tucker.

Compaction with Blue Goblin technology reduces the volume of plastic foam structures significantly, thus reducing transportation costs and taking trucks off the road – saving money while helping our environment.  With Blue Goblin recycling, the vast majority of these foams can be recut or recycled into reusable plastics or plastic components, creating a further environmental benefit, and further reducing landfill costs.

Equipment Rental and Sales

Locations that generate significant plastic foam waste can benefit from equipment that allows them to do some processing of these recyclables on-site.  This on-site processing, which can involve shredding, heat densification, and/or baling of materials, can significantly reduce the volume of product to be disposed, thus reducing transportation costs and associated environmental impact.   Blue Goblin’s innovative short-term rental program for shredders and densifiers effectively allows you to time-share the cost of this equipment, having it on-site only on the days that you want to run it.  Blue Goblin’s team can help you determine which types of equipment are best for you, and can provide training and technical support for the use of the equipment.  When you are ready to deploy equipment full-time, Blue Goblin’s team can consult with you on a variety of types of equipment for long-term lease or purchase, and can help you find the equipment that best meets your needs.

If you are already producing densified foam at your facility, Blue Goblin’s representatives would be happy to discuss options for best placing these recyclables.

Sales of New & Used Polystyrene Blocks

In addition to offering recycling services, Blue Goblin sells new and re-cut polystyrene blocks in a wide range of sizes.  Contact us to learn more about this service.

Other Services

Blue Goblin offers a range of other recycling services, including LDPE film and cardboard recycling, depending on the specific needs of your location.  Blue Goblin representatives can meet with you to review your needs, identify recyclable materials, and develop a comprehensive plan for convenient and economical removal of those materials.  Whether you need to address a single material or want to evaluate your entire waste stream, we will work with you to develop a service that meets your needs.

Contact us so we can get started talking about how Blue Goblin can make your waste disposal program easier, cheaper, and greener today.