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Michael Bloomberg’s next potential regulatory victim? Foam-based packaging, such as trays, cups and bowls. The Soup Nazi would not approve, though the environment might dig the NYC mayor’s move. (photo by Philip Scott Andrews/The New York Times)

Point 1: What we know as “Styrofoam” is usually not actually Styrofoam, but rather polystyrene foam — which is what Bloomberg is talking about.

Point 2: As a person with a severe aversion to this type of material (no clue why, but touching it drives me insane), I’m all for this.

shortformblog:

Michael Bloomberg’s next potential regulatory victim? Foam-based packaging, such as trays, cups and bowls. The Soup Nazi would not approve, though the environment might dig the NYC mayor’s move. (photo by Philip Scott Andrews/The New York Times)

Point 1: What we know as “Styrofoam” is usually not actually Styrofoam, but rather polystyrene foam — which is what Bloomberg is talking about.

Point 2: As a person with a severe aversion to this type of material (no clue why, but touching it drives me insane), I’m all for this.

  1. soaked-socks reblogged this from shortformblog and added:
    woop woop!
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  3. ybrammer reblogged this from parislemon and added:
    They tend to break too easily for me, so I’d be happy to see them go. Agree that they do feel strange too, parislemon:
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    Kind of strange to realize that I am not the only person who hates the ‘feel’ of styrofoam, or whatever that stuff is. I...
  7. iamtheproblem reblogged this from shortformblog and added:
    I want this to happen. I wonder if I could ever talk someone at work into supplying the break room with plant startch...
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    fuck yeah, those things are awful for...environment. also, for being a republican (right?)...
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    #protectmefrommyself
  15. parislemon reblogged this from shortformblog and added:
    Point 1: What we know as “Styrofoam” is usually not actually Styrofoam, but rather polystyrene foam — which is what...