You already know that styrofoam takes about 1 million years to biodegrade, but there’s another reason to avoid it: Hot liquids cause Styrofoam to break down and the chemicals (benzene and styrene) leach into the liquid/food inside…which you then consume. Yuck!
 
Bring your own ceramic or stainless steel mug to your next conference, school or church meeting, and get those restaurant leftovers into glass containers. Don’t sabotage your wellness efforts with these sneaky toxins.
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