Each year, 3 million tons of plastic foam are produced in the United States. Of these 3 million tons, 2.3 million tons end up in the landfill, where it could take 500 years to break down! Instead, choose alternatives to plastic foam and better your health as well as the environment. Use biodegradable foam, plant-based cups, or reusable materials such as a ceramic mug.
This infographic by Wheels For Wishes looks at the truth about styrofoam.