There is a common misconception that polystyrene has a smaller impact on the environment than plastic.  Click here to see why this view is mistaken.

Resources for Reducing Polystyrene in Your Community

Informational resources about Styrofoam and other polystyrene products, including their effects on health and the environment.

Primers on alternatives to polystyrene, with information on local and online vendors.

Replacing polystyrene with more ecologically responsible products is a great first step. Why not go further and replace disposable products with reusable ones?

Texts of legislation banning polystyrene passed or proposed in Massachusetts and elsewhere, with notes on some of the options your community can consider.