“Styrofoam” Containers Officially Banned in New York City

Takeout cuisine and coffee in the Big Apple will no longer come in non-recyclable polystyrene foam containers or cups.  Polystyrene foam — often mistakenly referred to by the brand name Styrofoam — is one of the most troublesome forms of single-use plastics to environmentalists. It’s non-recyclable, carcinogenic, and could take …

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