06 Jan '12, 9pm

The Fight to Get Styrofoam Banned in California | Care2 Causes

This is a guest post from the Surfrider Foundation. Why would we eat out of an environmentally-harmful and potentially toxic food container? Many communities have already acted to outlaw expanded polystyrene foam (commonly known as StyrofoamTM ) takeout ware in their hometowns, but why shouldn’t this type of action be taken on the statewide level? The sustainable strategy of banning foam takeout ware has proven tried and true in over 50 municipalities in California alone. Now is the time for the state of California to make the switch! Why the environmental community cares Our streets, neighborhoods and parks are plagued by plastic pollution. Not only does this litter wreak havoc on our land-based environmental and recreational resources, but they are also entering our stormdrains, streams and rivers running to the ocean and leading to harmful marine pollution. The overwhel...

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