Sunday, December 7, 2008

The Case Against Styrofoam


This is a canal that runs through downtown Port-Au-Prince. No living organism on earth will eat petroleum-based products, so styrofoam can NEVER fully biodegrade. Take your own to-go containers when you eat out or ask for foil!


-Lexi, of course :)

3 comments:

fredjeanlady said...

or banana leaves!

convincing photo testimony!

Anonymous said...

Hey guys, I've been enjoying reading your blog and learning about Haiti.

These are both news releases on the same study, but I thought it was interesting....I also thought your pictures made a good point about waste.

http://www.eurekalert.org/pub_releases/2006-02/acs-mc022306.php
http://www.sciam.com/article.cfm?id=bacteria-turn-styrofoam-i

Megan Blackwell

caleb said...

very impressive display of how we can be better caring for the environment, plastic use is right behind that...

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