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NY’s Styrofoam Ban Will Remove Nearly 30,000 Tons of Trash

New York city is scheduled to ban food establishments from using plastic foam containers starting this summer. The country’s largest city follows San Francisco, Seattle and Portland, Oregon in prohibi…

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Skip the Styrene, Skip the Cancer

If you're still getting coffee in a styrene foam cup, or getting take-out food or "doggie bags" in foam cartons, I have one word for you. STOP. The chemical styrene is on the National Institutes…

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