#Styrofoam

  • Article: Costa Rica Has Banned Styrofoam — A Major Win for the Environment

    Costa Rica Has Banned Styrofoam — A Major Win for the Environment

    By Erica SanchezSushmita Roy  and  Pia Gralki|June 19, 2019

    Fines for using styrofoam range from about $760 to $7,600. Read more

  • Article: Maine Becomes the First State to Ban Styrofoam Food Containers

    Maine Becomes the First State to Ban Styrofoam Food Containers

    By Joe McCarthy|May 2, 2019

    Styrofoam can’t be recycled and often harms wildlife. Read more

  • Article: These 3 Teens Figured Out a Brilliant Way to Recycle Styrofoam

    These 3 Teens Figured Out a Brilliant Way to Recycle Styrofoam

    By Joe McCarthy|June 7, 2018

    Styrofoam can take up to 500 years to break down. Read more

  • Article: Dunkin Donuts Is Getting Rid of Styrofoam Cups by 2020

    Dunkin Donuts Is Getting Rid of Styrofoam Cups by 2020

    By Joe McCarthy|Feb. 8, 2018

    Some customers are upset. Read more

  • Article: Zimbabwe Bans Styrofoam-Like Food Containers

    Zimbabwe Bans Styrofoam-Like Food Containers

    By Joe McCarthy|July 17, 2017

    Environmentalists hope that this ban will spur a chain reaction of similar bans. Read more

  • Article: San Francisco bans styrofoam in big environmental win

    San Francisco bans styrofoam in big environmental win

    By Joe McCarthy|June 29, 2016

    And it’s long overdue. Read more