By now we’re all privy to the environmental pitfalls that come with using styrofoam – so why in the world is this material still so prevalent? Known to boast a biodegradability factor of just about zero, styrofoam is also incredible toxic to produce, has the potential to damage delicate ecological systems, contributes to ozone depletion, leaches chemicals into food – and the list goes on. Fortunately for us, there are a number of innovative companies developing more eco-friendly alternatives, ready to send this outdated disaster material packing its not-so-green bags! If you want the deets on the next big things in green packaging, jump ahead!