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Taiwan Advocates Styrofoam Recycling

By : Taiwan Headlines

Styrofoam is considered too bulky to be collected by local recyclers, and its recycling ratio is quite low, leaving it most often thrown out with the rest of the trash. But it can actually be made into a raw material to produce plastic items at a cost somewhat 40 per cent cheaper than relying on entirely new materials. Continue reading

How Does Styrofoam Waste Effects On Landfills

According to the National Bureau of Standards Center for Fire Research, burning landfills containing Styrofoam release 57 dangerous chemical byproducts into the air.

How Does Styrofoam Waste Effects On Landfills | Styrofoam DensifierSunlight creates harmful air pollutants from Styrofoam that are known as tropospheric ozone. The solar heating of the chlorofluorocarbons and hydrocarbons in Styrofoam also cause air pollution, contaminate landfills, and deplete the ozone layer. Continue reading

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