Styrofoam in VT Dining Halls. Proposal: Corn Plastic By: Taber Carpenter, Erin Walker & Renee Denbow. Dining Services. http://www.studentprograms.vt.edu/vtour/owens.php. http://www.studentprograms.vt.edu/vtour/westend.php.
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Proposal: Corn Plastic
By: Taber Carpenter, Erin Walker & Renee Denbow
Americans dispose of 25 billion Styrofoam coffee cups yearly
It is possible to consume as much as .0025% of styrene
from a single use
79% of survey respondents said they are unaware of the harmful health effects
Colorless liquid hydrocarbon;
1% of the 11.8 billion bushels of corn produced
in the U.S. last year was used in the production of corn plastic