Headlines warn us about hazardous chemicals in ordinary products affecting our health.
How much do we have to worry?
1. “Clamshell” takeout food containers
Or any food packaging labeled #6 in the recycling symbol*
What It Contains
May leach styrene (a possible endocrine disruptor and human carcinogen) into food, and into groundwater from landfills.
What You Should Do
Avoid food that has come into contact with polystyrene. *usually