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The Story of Styrofoam Trays (the detailed version) and what you can do to eliminate them.

Over the past 20 years, NYC schools have thrown “away” almost 3 BILLION Styrofoam (polystyrene) lunch trays! Nothing really goes “away.” For those first 10 years, NYC sent garbage to our very own Fresh Kills Landfill in Staten Island. For … Continue reading

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Dishwashers and Reusables versus Styrofoam Trays

NYC  produces about 50,000 tons of trash daily – —at a cost of almost $1 BILLION per year for trash collection and exportation.  Our waste, collected by high polluting trucks, is primarily sorted at waste transfer stations located in low-income … Continue reading

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