Delaware restaurants to be banned from offering polystyrene take-out containers starting in mid-2025

Posted on AllSides August 22nd, 2023
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Delaware businesses will soon be restricted from offering polystyrene take-out containers to their customers. Polystyrene, often known by the commercial brand Styrofoam, is a popular type for both food and drink containers, but advocates point to the fact they can take up to 500 years to disintegrate in landfills as a reason for their use to be severely restricted. "It's really bad healthwise for our food chain. Not only animals where it makes it out to our watershed, but we're actually consuming microparticles of plastic," Dee Durham of Plastic Free...

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