It might keep your coffee hot without burning your hand, but plastic foam – more commonly known as Styrofoam – is one of the most harmful materials around when it comes to the environment. This petroleum-based plastic has gained a lot of negative attention in recent years, prompting bans in many cities such as New York Cityand Washington D.C. But some cities are still on the Styrofoam bandwagon. Check out the following infographic to see why it’s time to ditch the stuff.
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Guns don't kill people, People kill people... Same thing with waste products. Polystyrene used and disposed of carefully is a great sustainable product with only a 2-3% plastic content and 97% trapped air. Polystyrenes "Green credentials are therefore far preferable to the vast majority of so called "Green" construction products. Some true facts rather than hysterics would be preferable.